Netflix‘s new anthology show “Navarasa” is hogging all the limelight on social media, ever since it premiered on the platform this afternoon. Netizens have praised the anthology for its nuanced storytelling, with special praise reserved for a few of the short films in the nine-film anthology. However, a major controversy has erupted on Twitter amidst all the praise.
Members of the Muslim community, including the prominent organisation “Raza Academy”, are up in arms against Netflix’s recent advertisement in the widely-read Tamil daily, “Dailythanthi” newspaper. Apparently, the poster for the short film “Inmai”, has used a verse from the Holy Quran on it. As per those protesting against the poster, it is blasphemy to publish any part of the Quran on material that will end up as junk or in the rubbish. As a result of the above, the hashtag “#BanNetflix” is currently trending on Twitter, with people demanding for the poster to be scrapped.
Here’s what most of the tweets on Twitter are about –
Netflix has published a verse of the Quran in the advertisement of its film NavaRasa in Daily Thanthi newspaper
😡😡😡😠😠😠😠😠😠😠@NetflixIndia#BanNetflix #BanDailyThanthiNews #TahaffuzeQuran pic.twitter.com/US9I9uSFA8
— TNRAT OFFICIAL-INDIA (@TnratI) August 6, 2021
— Rustam Ali (@RustamA89542345) August 6, 2021
Holy Quran' Verses are Being used For Advertising the Upcoming movie name Varanasa 😠
And the poster of this movie has been printed on Tamil news paper Daily Thanthi
— Rihan Inamdar (@RihanInamdar5) August 6, 2021
— Asjadi Official (@Asjadiofficial) August 6, 2021
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