Social media campaigns have been run against OTT platforms, often accusing them of playing with emotions. One such campaign started against Netflix on Friday, as Ban Netflix was trending on Twitter and many tweets were made about this hashtag throughout the day.
Behind this campaign is the anthology web series Navras, the story of which has created a scandal on the poster. This poster has angered the Muslim community and tweets are being made against it.
Which is the reason?
The reason for this has been revealed in the Raza Academy tweet. According to the tweet, Netflix has announced this web series in the Daily Thanthi newspaper, in which a verse from the Holy Quran has been written on the Navras poster. The tweet called it an insult to the Quran and demanded strict action against Netflix.
Netflix has published a verse from the Quran in the advertisement for its movie NavaRasa in the Daily Thanthi newspaper.
This is an insult to the Qur’an. We demand strict action against@NetflixIndia#BanningNetflix #BanDailyThanthiNews #TahaffuzeQuran– Race Academy (@razaacademyho) August 6, 2021
Constantly playing with emotions
Many more social media users have condemned creativity, expressing strong objections to it. He also said to stop targeting Islam. At the same time, some users accused the OTT platform of messing with feelings and said that the platforms continually target people’s beliefs and harm the feelings of people from different communities.
They are continuously targeting different religions and the sentiment of many communities !!
The story of Navras, whose ad has appeared in the newspaper, is called Inmai, in which the feeling of fear is expressed. Siddharth and Parvati have leading roles in this story. It is run by Rathindran R Prasad. This series launches today only on August 6.
Siddharth and Parvathy have a special place inmai heart ❤️ #Navarasa #NavarasaOnNetflix #ManiSir @JayendrasPOV #RathindranRPrasad @Actor_Siddharth @parvatweets pic.twitter.com/4Zq3KPycNU– Netflix South India (@Netflix_INSouth) August 3, 2021
It is in the Tamil language and will feature many popular Tamil film actors including such actors as Siddharth, Vijay Sethupathi, Suriya, Aravind Swamy, Naga Shaurya, Revathi. These stories are led by Priyadarshan, Vasanth, Gautam Vasudev, Menon, Bijoy Nambiar, Karthik Subbaraj, Sarjun KM, Karthik Naren, Arvind Swami, and Ratindran R Prasad. Let me tell you, in early January there was an uproar over some scenes from the Tandav series released on Amazon Prime Video. In this scene, actor Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub was shown in garb as Lord Shiva. This scene was later deleted.