A case was registered against makers of Tandav for allegedly portraying Hindu gods in a bad light. Director Ali Abbas Zafar and writer Gaurav Solanki have been summoned by the Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday (January 27) in relation to the case filed against them in Lucknow for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through the web series.
A team of UP police arrived at the residences of Zafar and Solanki in Mumbai. However, as their houses were locked the officers pasted the notices, asking them to appear before the Investigation Officer (IO) in Lucknow on 27th january.
“We have served notice asking him (Zafar) to appear before IO (Investigation Officer) on 27th January in Lucknow. His house was locked and nobody was there, so we pasted the notice there”, Anil Kumar Singh, Uttar Pradesh Police was quoted as saying by ANI.