BanglaHunt Desk: The web series 'Tandav' starring Saif Ali Khan has caused a stir in the political arena. In some scenes of the web series, Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, has been accused of insulting Hindu deities. Yogi spokesperson Shalav Mani Tripathi said that none of the members of the Tandob web series team including Saif will get a discount.
Today, Uttar Pradesh police arrived in Mumbai from Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. Yogi's spokesperson had earlier warned the Uddhav government of Maharashtra not to obstruct police work. This time his answer was given by Shiv Sena spokesperson and Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.
He made it clear that they had been informed by the Lucknow police. They are also aware of the allegations made against the Tandob web series. Anil Deshmukh said that appropriate measures will be taken soon. Anil Deshmukh also appealed to the central government to issue specific guidelines on web series stories and OTT platforms.
Yesterday, Yogi spokesperson Shalav Mani Tripathi tweeted, ‘Uttar Pradesh police have left for Mumbai. Strict punishment clause has been enforced in FIR. Be prepared, you have to suffer the consequences of hurting religious sentiments. 'He tagged Ali Abbas Zafar, Himanshu Mehra, Gaurab Solanki and Saif Ali Khan in his tweet. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was also tagged and warned not to create any obstruction.
On the other hand, security has been beefed up in front of Saif Ali Khan's house as soon as the Uttar Pradesh police reached Mumbai. He left his old house Fortune Heights and entered the new house, but security has been tightened in front of the two houses. However, Saif is not in Mumbai at the moment. He is in Jalsalmer shooting a ghost police photo. His wife Kareena Kapoor Khan and son Taimur Ali Khan are at home.