People have termed the show ‘Krishna and His Leela’ on Netflix as Hinduphobic and an insult to the religion.
- Last Updated: June 29, 2020, 11:38 AM IST
Netflix India has courted controversy after web series Krishna and His Leela shows a male character named Krishna having sexual encounters with several women and one of them being named Radha. The names of the Hindu deities in a show with erotic content has irked people and ‘Boycott Netflix’ is now trending on Twitter.
People have termed the show as Hinduphobic and an insult to the religion. The netizens are now also calling out Netflix for showing explicit content through its shows.
NOW THERE WILL BE NO MORE TOLERANCE
How dare you @NetflixIndia
to create series from our money only against our own FAITH…….???
To kill one’s faith is a big crime than to kill one individual
— SinchanaMKgowda🇮🇳 (@kgowda_m) June 29, 2020
Seen many times that Netflix promotes Hinduphobic content through their Web series and they did same thing with their New Series “Krishna and His Leela” #BoycottNetflix should not be for the 2-3 Days, completely we need to Boycott them. pic.twitter.com/C1GqxxVRc4
— Akshay Singh (@iakshaysinghel) June 29, 2020
However, the Twitter seemed to be divided into two groups over the issue. While one side is aggressively calling for a boycott, the other one is pondering over what the reason is. And the other side is keeping up with the trend with memes. Take a look: