Producer Ekta Kapoor has apologized for hurting sentiments by utilizing the title Ahilyabai in her AltBalaji present Virgin Bhasskar 2. The title has irked a bit of the society that expressed their annoyance. Taking to her Instagram story, Ekta then said that she is just not creatively concerned within the undertaking however has apologized on behalf of her crew. She additionally added that the scene has been deleted from the present and it wasn’t the intention to harm anyone’s sentiments.
Ekta Kapoor wrote, “It has just been brought to my notice that there is a scene in an ALTBalaji show ‘Virgin Bhasskar 2’, where a hostel named ‘Ahilyabai’, has been depicted, which has offended a certain section of society. The scene that is being pointed towards was never meant to be an act of disrespect, with only a first name being used as the name of the hostel, with no surname mentioned.”
She added, “Yet, the said scene has been promptly removed by the creative directors of the show. A name has been used which in no way insinuates disrespect to any specific individual, let alone an iconic leader.”
Ekta Kapoor’s response got here after a criticism by a descendant of chief Ahilyabai Holkar who wrote to the manufacturing home for utilizing the title inappropriately. Bhushansingh Raje Holkar had demanded that the scene must be eliminated and an apology tendered.
Ekta additional said, “To put it on record, neither am I involved in this series nor do I creatively oversee the show. However, I would like to tender an apology on behalf of the team for unintentionally hurting sentiments. We have the highest regard for the rich legacy of our Maratha leaders.”
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