News Desk, Amar Ujala, Bhopal
Published by: Subhash Kumar
Updated to Sunday, 24 October 2021 11:11 PM IST
Seeing the growing controversy, the police were informed, after which the police reached the disputed spot and chased away the Bajrang Dal workers.
A big fuss in Bhopal during the shooting of Ashram-3 web series. (Signal photo)
– Photo: Amar Ujala
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During the shooting of Ashram-3 web series, there was a big commotion in Bhopal. Bajrang Dal activists ink on filmmaker Prakash Jha People from the Bajrang Dal also beat up other employees in the web series and vandalized vehicles. Seeing the growing controversy, the police were informed, after which the police reached the disputed spot and chased away the Bajrang Dal workers. There were also reports that several media representatives were injured in the controversy. Bobby Deol was sitting in his van at the time of the altercation.
In fact the Ashram-3 web series shooting is going on in Bhopal Old Jail. Meanwhile, about two and a half hundred Bajrang Dal activists came there and started protesting against the firing. After Prakash Jha came in front, some workers misbehaved with him and inked him. After this, the Bajrang Dal people also started destroying vehicles and also beating the employees who came to rescue them.
Bajrang Dal activists demanded that the web series be renamed and scripted, alleging that the web series was degrading to Hinduism. On the matter, police said the thugs were evicted from the premises. We will take action after identifying them. Strict security arrangements will be made during the shooting. Police also met actor Bobby Deol and director Prakash Jhala. Though film director Prakash Jha refused to lodge a complaint with the police over the whole controversy, he did not even speak to the media.