Filmmaker Bharathiraja on Monday issued a press release looking for a ban on Amazon Prime Video’s hit thriller sequence The Household Man. “We’re upset with the Indian authorities for not passing an order to cease the streaming of The Household Man Season 2, regardless of our request. The scenes within the present reveal that this sequence has been made by those that have no idea the historical past of Tamil Eelam fighters. I condemn the present that insults the rise up that was full of good intentions, valour, and nice sacrifices. I request Info and Broadcast Minister Prakash Javadekar to right away cease the streaming of the present,” stated the filmmaker.
He additional alleged, “As everyone knows, this present continues to indicate folks from Tamil, Muslim and Bengali communities in a nasty mild.”
Bharathiraja’s assertion comes a day after Naam Tamilar Katchi (NTK) chief Seeman made the identical request. Bharathiraja and Seeman have stated they are going to boycott Amazon merchandise, ought to the retail large fail to take away the second season of the present from its streaming platform.
எங்கள்வேண்டுகோளை புறக்கணித்துதொடர்ந்துOTT தளத்தில்வெளிவந்தால்
அமேசான்நிறுவனத்தின் அனைத்துவிதமான வர்த்தகத்தையும்புறக்கணிக்கும் போராட்டத்தில்உலகெங்கிலும் பரந்துவாழும்தமிழர்கள் பங்கெடுப்பதைதவிர்க்கவோ தடுக்கவோஇயலாதுஎன்பதை
— Bharathiraja (@offBharathiraja) June 7, 2021
“Amazon Prime Video ought to cease the present voluntarily, if not Tamil folks will boycott all enterprise providers of Amazon worldwide,” stated Bharathiraja.
Cease Streaming #TheFamilyMan2 internet sequence, else we Thamizhs everywhere in the world might have to steer a Huge Marketing campaign to Boycott all @amazon Companies, together with Prime Video.https://t.co/eMCi1AqP8m@aparna1502 @PrimeVideoIN pic.twitter.com/czbSElgnM7
— சீமான் (@SeemanOfficial) June 6, 2021
In the meantime, The Household Man 2 has garnered an overwhelmingly optimistic response from critics and viewers alike. In her assessment of the second season, The Indian Specific movie critic Shubhra Gupta wrote, “What’s actually heartening is that the present manages to retain some backbone in its cautious treading of the skinny line between rah-rah jingoism and a way more pragmatic view of I-love-my-India, with out letting it overcome both intent or execution.”