Sacred Games, the first political drama from India which got an opportunity to aired on Netflix got entangled in law disputes within around six days of its premiere on the online platform. On Wednesday, a plea was filed by an applicant in Delhi High Court for the disputed scene in which dishonored remarks were used against former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar took the decision to list the same after witnessing the demands of putting a halt to the streaming of the episode until the berated dialogues or scene gets deleted from it. Hearing of plea is expected on Thursday.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, one of the lead role of the series who is portraying a gangster can be seen calling the late Congress politician a 'fattu' (coward).
Earlier, on Wednesday only a Congress worker named as Rajeev Kumar Sinh filed a complaint in police at Kolkata. While criticizing the scene he asked to book Netflix, Siddiqui and the show’s producers under IT act and other appropriate sections. While claiming RSS and BJP as the identity who can be responsible for such work he told News18 that “In one of the scenes, Shah Bano Begum case was discussed where Nawazuddin Siddiqui, said that he (Rajiv Gandhi) started the Ramayana TV serial to appease the Hindus so that people forget the case. We strongly oppose such objectionable words,”
Saif Ali Khan and Radhika Apte are some popular actors who featured in the show that was started on 6th July onward.