‘Paatal Lok’: Anushka Sharma’s Production Venture In Legal Trouble For Allegedly Promoting Castiest Slur
Here's How Anushka Sharma's Production Venture 'Paatal Lok' Lands In Legal Trouble For Allegedly Promoting A Castiest Slur
Bollywood beauty, Anushka Sharma recently treated her fans with her production venture, ‘Paatal Lok’. Amidst the COVID-19 lockdown, the web series has managed to garner good reviews and the actors were all praised for their work in the series. Now, the web series is making headlines for all the won’t reasons. Apparently, the makers including Anushka (who is co-producer of the series) lands in legal trouble for allegedly promoting a casteist slur in one of the videos.
As per the latest report in Quint, Viren Sri Gurung a member of the Lawyers Guild that has been formed to provide free legal advice in the time of the COVID-19 crisis and associated to the Chambers of Mr. Pranay Rai & Associates have sent a legal notice to Anushka Sharma, as she is the co-producer of ‘Paatal Lok’ on Monday i.e May 18 for a casteist slur that has been used in one of the scenes.
While talking about the case, Gurung informed the portal, “There is a clip wherein during an interrogation a lady police officer uses a casteist slur on a Nepali character. There wouldn’t have been any problem had only ‘Nepali’ been used. But the word that follows it is unacceptable. Since Anushka Sharma is one of the producers of the show, we have served her a notice.”
Apparently, Anushka Sharma and other producers of ‘Paatal Lok’ are yet to revert back to the notice. The web series has been stars Jaideep Ahlawat, Gul Panag, Neeraj Kabir, and few other actors in key characters. The web series is helmed by Avinash Arun and Prosit Roy, it premiered on Amazon Prime Videos.
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