The Family Man 2: Rajya Sabha MP demands a ban from I&B Ministry on Manoj Bajpayee, Samantha Akkineni starrer

Manoj Bajpayee and Samantha Akkineni’s first collaboration, The Family Man Season 2 has landed in bother. Reportedly, Rajya Sabha MP Vaiko has penned a criticism to the Union I&B Minister, Prakash Javadekar and sought a ban on the present’s second season.


The Family Man 2: Rajya Sabha MP calls for a ban from I&B Ministry on Manoj Bajpayee, Samantha Akkineni starrer

A collection that has been the discuss of the city for the reason that trailer of the second season was out is The Family Man 2. Starring Manoj Bajapyee as Srikant whereas Samantha Akkineni as Raji, the trailer has acquired over 40 million views already. However, amid this, it has landed into bother as Rajya Sabha MP Vaiko has despatched a written criticism to Union I&B Minister, Prakash Javadekar and demanded a ban on the collection” second season. The letter claimed that the trailer depicts Tamilians as terrorists. 

In his letter, the Rajya Sabha MP highlighted that the trailer showcased links of Tamils with ISI agents in Pakistan. Further, the letter that was sent by the Rajya Sabha MP alleged that the show also wrongly portrays the sacrifices made by the Tamil Eelam. Referring to Samantha’s character Raji on the show, the letter by the Minister claimed that portraying her as a terrorist with connections with Pakistani miscreants has hurt Tamil sentiments. Hence, the minister demanded a ‘Stop’ on the release of the show. 

Take a look at the letter:

type=”font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;”>The letter also highlighted that if the show was not stopped from being released, the people of Tamil Nadu ‘will react very seriously’ and that the government may have to face serious consequences. While the show’s trailer has managed to stir curiosity among the viewers, it also has offended a section of netizens. As soon as the trailer was released last week, a certain section on Twitter began trending ‘Family Man 2 Against Tamils’ as they were offended by the portrayal of Samantha’s character. 

Meanwhile, the present is all set to launch on June 4, 2021, on Amazon Prime Video. Apart from Manoj and Samantha, it additionally stars Priyamani, Sharad Kelkar, Sharib Hashmi and others. It is created by Raj & DK.