OTT platform Netflix incurred wrath of Muslim community that have expressed their displeasure over Netflix’s advertisement in a leading Tamil daily, Dailythanthi, for its show ‘Nava Rasa’ that featured verses from the Quran.
Raza Academy, an organisation for Indian Sunni Muslims, wrote on Twitter, “Netflix has published a verse of the Quran in the advertisement of its film NavaRasa in Daily Thanthi newspaper. This is an insult to the Quran. We demand strict action against @NetflixIndia.”
Several users called the act an ‘insult to the Quran’ and asked for action against the streaming service They trended the hashtag #BanNetflix to mark their protest against the streaming giant for hurting the religious sentiments of the community.
Earlier, Raza Academy, famous for its notorious conduct had threatened a ‘law and order situation’ if the movie ‘Muhammad: The Messenger of God’ was not banned. The movie depicts the life of the prophet from birth till the age of 13.
Meanwhile, Netflix hasn’t responded to the matter yet.