'Bigg Boss 7': FIR filed against Salman, reality show!

By Harpreet Kaur | Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013 - 17:41

Zee Media Bureau/ Harpreet Kaur

New Delhi: ‘Bigg Boss 7’ is already amidst various controversies- from the host Salman Khan being biased towards Tanishaa Mukherji to Sofia Hayat filing a police complaint against Armaan Kohli for an alleged physical assault.

To add on to this, the show is once again in the limelight, thanks to the FIR filed against Salman and the show.

According to a news channel, an FIR was filed against the ‘Dabangg’ star and the makers of the reality show for allegedly insulting Muslim sentiment on the popular show. Th case was booked under section 295 of the Indian Penal Code at Falaknuma police station in the old city of Hyderabad.

According to the Police Commissioner Anurag Sharma, the petitioner mentioned in his complaint that the religious sentiments of Muslims were hurt during the show.

"Before proceeding further with the investigations in the case, we have sought legal opinion with regard to the jurisdiction and culpability," he said.

He also added that the request alleged that the show has hurt the religious sentiments by depicting 'Jannat' (heaven) and 'Jahannum' (hell).

Salman Khan has also been the subject of two other legal controversies- which is a hit and run case in 2002, and the other one is for hunting a black buck.

On the other hand, the show is being blamed for the alleged bias towards Armaan Kohli, as it is said that the actor was not eliminated from the show for the supposed physical assault against Hayat. The audience has also questioned as to why the footage of the scuffle between Hayat and Kohli wasn’t shown to the viewers.

(With inputs from IANS)



First Published: Friday, December 20, 2013 - 19:21

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