SC notice to makers of 'Mirzapur', Prime over portrayal of UP district

The Supreme Court Thursday sought responses from the Centre, Amazon Prime Video and Excel Entertainment Pvt Ltd on a plea which has alleged that web series Mirzapur' has completely tarnished the historical and cultural image of the place by showing it as a city of goons. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde issued notices on the plea which alleged that showing shameless things in the name of Mirzapur is an insult to the rich culture of the city. The petitioner, Mirzapur-resident Sujeet Kumar Singh, said he has filed the plea to protect the historical and cultural value of Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh. Mirzapur had rich cultural value but in 2018, Excel Entertainment has launched a web series named Mirzapur of nine episodes in which they have shown Mirzapur a city of goons and adulteress, the plea said, adding, By showing such ridicules and shameless things on the name of a city/district is the insult of approx. 30 lakh population and rich culture of Mirzapur. During the hearing .

SC notice to makers of 'Mirzapur', Prime over portrayal of UP district
The Supreme Court Thursday sought responses from the Centre, Amazon Prime Video and Excel Entertainment Pvt Ltd on a plea which has alleged that web series Mirzapur' has completely tarnished the historical and cultural image of the place by showing it as a city of goons. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde issued notices on the plea which alleged that showing shameless things in the name of Mirzapur is an insult to the rich culture of the city. The petitioner, Mirzapur-resident Sujeet Kumar Singh, said he has filed the plea to protect the historical and cultural value of Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh. Mirzapur had rich cultural value but in 2018, Excel Entertainment has launched a web series named Mirzapur of nine episodes in which they have shown Mirzapur a city of goons and adulteress, the plea said, adding, By showing such ridicules and shameless things on the name of a city/district is the insult of approx. 30 lakh population and rich culture of Mirzapur. During the hearing .