The second season of the thriller spy The Family Man has had an ongoing reaction since its trailer was posted on social media. A group of people are demanding a ban on portraying Tamils in a negative light. Before the series is released on June 4, the #ShameonYouSamantha Twitter microblogging site has started the trend again.
Actress Samantha Akkineni is being criticized for trying to play the role of a Sri Lankan Tamil rebel named Raaji in the series. Users have attacked a scene that talks about a coalition between “ISI and the rebels”. However, another section of the fans wants people to watch the series first, and then decide whether the show is against Tamils.
Last week, the Tamil Nadu government asked the Ministry of Information and Radio Broadcasting to stop or ban the release of the second season of the session. In a letter to Prakash Javadekar I&B minister, Tamil Nadu IT Minister T Mano Thangaraj said the trailer presented Tamils on a “very unfortunate continent”.
Nidimoru and DK officials said in a statement that they respect the feelings of the Tamil people and stressed that no assumptions should be made based on the trailer. They emphasized that they presented a “sensitive, balanced and engaging story” that the audience hoped to appreciate.
“We’ve put in years of work into this show, and we’ve taken great pains to bring our audience a sensitive, balanced and engaging story – just like we did in the first season of the show.” and see when the show releases. We know you will appreciate it once you see it, ”they added.
The web series will be witnessed by Manoj Bajpayee as Srikant Tiwari faces a new and powerful opponent, Raaji, played by South Star Samantha Akkineni.
Watch the trailer here: