Since its release, a new controversy has started with the web series ‘Sacred Games 2’, which has been targeted by the audience. Delhi MLA Manjinder S Sirsa has lodged a police complaint against Anurag Kashyap, objecting to a scene in the series.
Manjinder has shared a copy of this complaint with his Twitter account. He has written- “I have lodged a criminal complaint against Anurag Kashyap for spreading communal content. Appealing to file a case against director Anurag Kashyap in the police complaint, it is said that in one scene of the series, actor Saif Ali Khan is seen throwing his hard and throwing it into the sea, which is against the beliefs of Sikhism. It has been alleged that the sentiments of the Sikh community have been hurt by showing this scene.
Earlier Manjinder shared the disputed scene of Sacred Games 2 on Twitter and requested Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar to take strict action against Netflix and Sacred Games. It is alleged that the series also defied signs of Hinduism along with Sikhism. It was said in the tweet that these people are busy making money by hurting religious sentiments. It cannot be allowed in the name of freedom of expression. Manjinder had asked the makers to remove this scene.
On the other hand, Delhi BJP spokesperson Tejinder Pal Singh Bagga has also lodged a police complaint on the same issue. Sharing a copy of the complaint, he wrote in a tweet – In order to insult my religious faith in Sacred Games 2, a police complaint has been lodged against Anurag Kashyap.
Sacred Games 2 was released on August 15. The series featured Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Surveen Chawla and Pankaj Tripathi in the lead roles. The second half of the series has received mixed reviews. In social media, many people called the second part weaker than the first.