Filmmaker Prakash Jha’s net sequence, Aashram, was served a legal notice on Wednesday for allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments. The legal notice was despatched to the OTT platform MX Player, which streams the present, in addition to producer-director Jha, on the bottom of “directly targeting the ancient tradition, custom, culture of Hindu, Ashramas Dharma”. The notice was despatched by Surjeet Singh, Pradesh Sangathan Mahamantri of Karni Sena.
The notice reads : “At the outset, my client states that the web series named “AASHRAM- Chapter-2 the Dark Side”, Official Trailer, which was released on MX player and the same was Produced and directed by you no. 1 Mr. Prakash Jha, under Prakash Jha Production Creation and the said web series have deeply hurt the sentiments of the people at large and it is also going to spread negative goodwill about Hindu religion on future generation to come. The Character’s shown in official trailer is not targeting individual personality but directly targeting the Ancient tradition, custom, culture of Hindu, Ashramas Dharma which disturbs people at large.
“Further, The ashrama dharma, acknowledges 4 ashramas within the lifetime of a human being. They are brahmacharya (stage of studentship), grihasta (the stage of a householder), vanaprastha (stage of a forest dweller) and sanyasa (stage of renunciation), Also Ashram idea in India is hope, religion and perception of younger aspirants, who have been prepared to let go of every little thing and pursue their training and non secular beliefs with single-minded devotion.
“Further states that, the first season of Ashram web series shown lots of objectionable scene degrading the image of Aashram in Hindu customs and Now Aashram-2 web series official trailer continued degrading the image Aashram in hindu religion, My client condemn such repeated attempt to degrading Hindu religion and ask you to remove official web series trailer and stop full web series release with immediate effect.”
The sequence stars Bobby Deol, Aaditi Pohankar, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Darshan Kumaar, Anupriya Goenka, Adhyayan Suman, Tridha Choudhury, Vikram Kochhar, Tushar Pandey, Sachin Shroff, Anuritta Ok Jha, Rajeev Siddhartha, Parinitaa Seth, Tanmaay Ranjan, Preeti Sood, Jahangir Khan, Kanupriya Gupta and Navdeep Tomar in pivotal roles.
After a profitable run of the primary season just lately, the second season of the present, titled Aashram: Chapter 2 – The Dark Side, is slated to launch on November 11.