A Suitable Boy: Netflix’s Web Series Sparks Controversy Over Kissing Scene, BJP Leader Says ‘It Promotes Love Jihad

Netflix’s Original web series- A suitable boy is recently released. And as soon as it got released it became a part of controversies. Series starring Ishaan Khattar, Tabu, Tanya Maniktala, Rasika Duggal, and Danesh Razvi.


Controversy Over a Kissing Scene

Recently A Suitable boy series got into a controversy when a leader of BJP (Bhartiya Janta Party) alleged that the series hurt some religious sentiments. The home minister of Madhya Pradesh and BJP leader has allegedly made some serious issues regarding the series.


As per the complaint, A Suitable boy has few kissing scenes in a Hindu temple, where a Hindu woman kisses a Muslim boy. According to him, this promoted Love Jihad. Therefore he claimed Netflix for promoting Love Jihad.

After these allegations, Narottam Mishra has instructed authorities to check everything regarding the scenes and to take legal actions against the director and producer of the series and as well as against Netflix.

A Suitable boy

The leader of BJP and his advocate Gaurav Goyal were called to file an FIR against the director, producer, and Netflix. He has further mentioned that if anyone deliberately insults Hindu gods and goddesses then complaints will be filed against him and legal actions will be taken. The legal actions will be taken against section 295A of IPC. And I have filled a complaint in Reeva.

A Suitable Boy is an adaption of same name novel by Vikram Seth. It released on 23rd October 2020. And there were a total of six episodes. Series starring Ishan Khatter, tabu, Rasika Duggal, and Tanya Maniktala. It is set in newly independent India in 1951. The series is based on arrange marriages basically and there a Hindu woman falls in love with a Muslim man.

Leading into the controversy the series might get a little fewer reviews. And it might also lead to the deletion of those scenes.


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