The newly released South-Indian movie Annapoorani has been removed from Netflix. The movie is being widely criticized by the audience as the movie violates Hindu beliefs. Social media is filled with tags like boycotting Netflix as people are standing up against the movie.
The movie Annapoorani was released in theatres on 1 December 2023 and now it marked its OTT release on 29 December 2023. Since then the movie has been facing backlash and some reports even suggest that the movie has been promoting love jihad and many other things.
The movie ‘Annapoorani-The Goddess of Food’ unfolds the story of a girl who belongs to the family of Pandits but when she competes in a cooking competition she faces a lot of problems in cooking non-vegetarian food. The connection of story of the movie is somehow linked to the religious beliefs of people and the narration of Lord Ram is also presented.
Movie Annapoorani controversy
After the OTT release of the movie Annapoorani, the movie is just being criticized by people for hurting the religious sentiments of the audience. The movie Annapoorani which is based on food brings religious sentiments in between which is somehow wrong.
In a scene of the movie, a character says that Lord Ram used to hunt and eat animals when he was exiled. He even says that it is all mentioned in Ramayan that Lord Ram was a non-vegetarian. At the start of the film, it is also seen that a daughter of Pandit, Annapoorni likes the smell of non-vegetarian food which is widely criticized by people.
In another scene of the movie, it was seen that actress, Nayanthara was praying like a Muslim with her head covered while cooking non-vegetarian in a food competition. These kinds of actions have angered the people and slogans like Ban Netflix and Ban Annapoorani are rising over social media.
Reaction of people against the movie Annapoorani
According to the suggested reports, a police complaint has been filed in Mumbai’s Police Station against the movie Annapoorani. The Police complaint was filed on Monday 8 January 2024 by a man named. Rakesh Solanki who is the founder of Hindu IT cell.
Ramesh Solanki took to his X where he shared the official complaint made by him and even stated every point which harmed the Hindu beliefs. He urges the Mumbai Police to file a complaint against the makers and actors of the movie. The social media is filled with the comments of people as the concept of the movie has angered the audience.
The movie Annapoorani was released in theatres on 1 December 2023 the movie worked average on the screen and no such kind of controversy was raised at that moment but when the movie got its OTT to release it created buzz and people stood against it. The movie Annapoorani is actress Nayathanra’s 75th movie. However, no reactions are coming from the makers, actors, and team of the movie.