A few days back we had come across reports of Karni Sena’s Mumbai president of Women’s Wing filing a complaint against the makers of web series ‘Aashram’. The latest reports state that a court in Jodhpur has issued notice to the series’ lead actor Bobby Deol and director Prakash Jha. Read on to know the details.
According to ANI report, a notice has been issued to Bobby Deol and filmmaker Prakash Jha by a Jodhpur court in a case filed against their web series ‘Aashram’. The same report also said that the next hearing of the case will take place on January 11.
Rajasthan: Notice issued to actor Bobby Deol & Producer Prakash Jha by a Jodhpur court in a case filed against Ashram web series.
Next hearing of the case on January 11.
— ANI (@ANI) December 14, 2020
This is not the first time the makers of ‘Aashram’ are facing legal issues. Previously, a complaint was filed against the web series by Karni Sena at Goregaon’s Bangur Nagar police station. In their complaint, they had expressed their displeasure over the title of the web series and its content. The complaint has been filed under section 354, 153-A, 295, 295-A, 292, 504 and under section 499 r/w section 34 of Indian Penal Code. ‘Aashram 2’ director Prakash Jha, the show’s story writer, screenplay writers and it’s lead actor Bobby Deol were also been named in the complaint.
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A part of Karni Sena’s complaint read, “As seen in the trailers of ‘Aashram: Chapter 2-The Dark Side’ and in the web series, it has been shown that Hindu Spiritual Gurus getting involved in illicit sexual activities with female disciples visiting the Aashrams, there by trying to create a dirty picture of Hindu Culture, Hindu Aashrams and Hindu Spiritual Gurus and women disciples there by hurting religious feeling and attachment which Hindus have towards their Religious Dharma Gurus.”
The second season of ‘Aashram’ premiered on November 11 on MX Player. Apart from Bobby the series also features Aaditi Pohankar, Darshan Kumaar, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Anupriya Goenka, Tridha Choudhury, Adhyayan Suman among others.