An Indian director, Leena Manimekalai, released the poster for her upcoming documentary. But she had to face outrage after unveiling the poster. Speaking of the controversial poster, it shows the picture of goddess Kaali, who is smoking cigarettes and holding the LGBTQ community flag. The poster has hurt Hindu religious sentiments.
Netizens have reacted to the same, alleging that the Hindu deity was being disrespected and demanding strict action against the filmmaker. Many also raised points on freedom of expression and noted that they wanted the Indian judiciary system to intervene and take strict action against the film.
Take a look at the controversial poster of Kaali:
Soon after this post was shared on Twitter, it became viral and surfaced all over social media. Netzines were fuming over the filmmaker and started using the hashtag "Arrest Leena Manimekalai."
Reportedly, an FIR has been lodged against filmmaker Leena Manimekalai. The complaint has been filed with Delhi Police. Reacting to the backlash and demands to arrest her, Leena took to her Twitter handle and said that her film revolves around Goddess Kali's experience when she appears and takes a stroll on the streets of Toronto.