Actress Raveena Tandon and Farah Khan Issues public apology on social media for hurting religious sentiments, stating it was not their intent.
Peaceful protests were held in several parts of Punjab on Friday against actress Raveena Tandon, director-choreographer Farah Khan and comedian Bharti Singh for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of the Christian community on a TV show.
Actress Raveena Tandon took to her social media and share a video clipping claiming that no religious sentiments were hurts but unfortunately the clip was later taken down but not the tweet, which read, “Please do watch this link. I haven't said a word that can be interpreted as an insult to any religion. The three of us (Farah Khan, Bharti Singh and I) never intended to offend anyone, but in case we did, my most sincere apologies to those who were hurt.”
Choreographer Farah Khan also expressed regret. She tweeted, “I’m extremely saddened that some sentiments have been inadvertently hurt by a recent episode of my show. I respect all religions, n it would never be my intention 2disrespect any.On behalf of the entire team, Raveena Tandon, Bharti Singh and Myself...we do sincerely apologise.”
It is also reported that Amritsar police has booked Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon, director-choreographer Farah Khan and comedian Bharti Singh for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of a community.
The case was registered under Section 295-A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).