#BoycottNetflix is trending on Twitter in India as we speak as a number of customers usually are not proud of a Telugu movie Krishna and His Leela that dropped on Netflix final week. While nearly all of tweets which can be part of #BoycottNetflix hashtag are memes making enjoyable of the hashtag itself, some customers mentioned they had been offended by the movie and its characters who’re named Krishna and Radha.
References to any gods, deities, or faith have all the time been tough topics for movies, books, and different media in India, and different nations as properly. Such controversies usually are not restricted to only gods and religions, even historic figures generally is a cause for boycotts and protests. Padmaavat is one such instance. The movie grew to become controversial throughout its manufacturing as a number of Rajput organisations, together with Karni Sena, claimed that it portrayed Padmavati in dangerous gentle.
The film was launched on Netflix on June 25 with out a lot fanfare and is a romantic comedy. It stars Sidhu Jonnalagadda (Kalki) as Krishna, Shraddha Srinath (U Turn) as Sathya, Seerat Kapoor (Okka Kshanam) as Ruksaar, and Shalini Vadnikatti (Vellaiya Irukiravan Poi Solla Maatan) as Radha. It was directed by Ravikanth Perepu who can be credited as a author with Sidhu Jonnalagadda. The film acquired blended opinions.