Indian film director and producer Hansal Mehta has tweeted his response to the NCPCR, Child rights protection statutory body who has requested the OTT platform Netflix quit streaming Bombay Begums referring to what they guarantee is an improper depiction of kids on the series. The web series launched on 8th March and Pooja Bhatt plays the main character.
In a notification to the OTT platform Netflix on 11th March, the NCPCR requested that Netflix have to give a point-to-point report within 1 day, if the platform, could not give a proper report in this given time they will face a legal proceeding. Protesting the supposed improper depiction of kids in the Bombay Begums series, the body stated that such kinds of series could dirty youthful personalities and could likewise bring about the exploitation and misuse of youngsters.
The OTT platform should avoid potential risk while streaming any kind of series in regard to the kids and will likewise abstain themselves from getting into such kind of things. OTT platform Netflix declined to remark on the web series. Notwithstanding, media specialists call attention to that the series, a narrative of 5 ladies across ages in the contemporary nation who battle with individual defects, aspiration, sexism, and cultural pressing factor, is an indication as adult tag and has an unmistakable disclaimer card toward the begin to illuminate the watcher regarding different subjects contained in the web series.
Scenes had a problem with for this situation show a youthful youngster, experiencing low confidence and self-perception issues, drinking and ingesting drugs, and cocaines at a party. Over-the-top media services (OTT) have been under the radar of Govt for quite a while. A month ago, the Govt officially fixed its power over digital news media and OTT platforms like Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and many more.