After going through several twists and turns, the issue had reached the Supreme Court after Aparna Purohit, commercial head of Amazon Prime Video moved the Apex Court challenging the Allahabad high court order to deny her anticipatory bail in the investigation over the issue.
During the hearing, the Supreme Court maintained that some films are showing pornography and said screening should be held for series that appear on the OTT platforms.
The Supreme Court had also directed the Union Government to submit the regulations for the OTT platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video and also asked the government what sort of programs would be streamed on these apps.
Mukul Rohatgi, who appeared for Aparna Purohit told the court that it was a shock to see cases been filed against Aparna who is not even related to the show. She is not a producer of the show and she didn't even act in the series. He added that Aparna was named in 10 FIRS that were filed against the series across the nation.
Aparna Purohit didn't get a sigh of relief with the Supreme Court adjourning the next hearing to Friday. The bail issue will be considered based on the Union government's guidelines for the OTT platforms.
10 FIRs were filed against the Tandaav series on the grounds of hurting Hindu sentiments. With the Allahabad High Court denying her bail, the commerce head knocked on the doors of the Supreme Court.