Bobby Deol is also set to make his digital debut in this round of web series. For this, they have chosen the upcoming web series of MX Player ‘Ashram’. But even before release, this web series seems to be mired in controversies. On Wednesday, Twitter started trending #BanAashramWebSeries on India. People are demanding that the series be banned as it hurts religious sentiments.
What is the matter
Actually, the web series is showing the story of a fictional character ‘Baba Nirala Kashipur Wala’. There is a Baba in it, whose outer world is full of spirituality, while the truth behind the curtain is something else. After the trailer release of the web series, some people did not like it. A social media user tagged its director Prakash Jha, writing – ‘What is the need that an anti-Hindu web series has to be made? Religious Hindus demand a ban on this web series. On seeing the trailer of a user, it felt that it was a conspiracy against the sadhus. At the same time, another user has requested the Ministry of Information Broadcasting and Minister Prakash Javadekar to ban it, saying that the image of religion is tarnished.
What is shown in the trailer?
The trailer of the web series revolves around the fictional character ‘Baba Nirala Kashipur Wala’. The trailer shows Baba of Kashipur having a large ashram. He claims to bring salvation directly to the people. He has access to politicians. Meanwhile nine women go missing. The suspicion goes to Baba. Baba’s ashram is also kept captive to women.
Disclaimer has arrived
Its creator released a disclaimer before the trailer was released. It has been told that the makers of the web series respect the sadhus. This story is fictitious. It attempts to show the story of the sages who try to taint this heritage. Let us tell you that the web series is directed by Prakash Jha. It will stream on MX Player on August 28.