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Bengal Congress activist files complaint against Nawazuddin, Netflix

IANS  |  Kolkata 

A activist in filed a police complaint on Tuesday against Nawazuddin and provider Netflix, as also the makers of the "Sacred Games" for "insulting" and "abusing" former

The confirmed it has received a complaint.

"Yes we have received a letter from and it has been forwarded to the higher-ups. The letter has objected to the show using objectionable words against he former Prime Minister, Rajeev Gandhi," said the in charge of in north Kolkata

The letter complains that the show has a scene in which Siddiqui, the protagonist, is seen "abusing our Late calling him fattu, which translated as pu*** in the subtitle of the show".

He also accused the makers of the show of "misrepresenting facts during his (Gandhi's) period (regime)".

"Along with this the serial also crosses all limits of decency and has taken Indian film industry to a new low," says the complaint, in an apparent reference to the series - that premiered last week - having extended sex scenes.

The series "Sacred Games" is based on Vikram Chandra's novel of the same name. It has been directed by Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane.

The opening season hits out at the as there are episodes on Emergency imposed by the Indira government, and Bofors scandal and cases - that created a storm during Gandhi's rule.



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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 20:32 IST