Mumbai, October 30
The makers of the net collection Mirzapur Season 2 on Friday issued an apology to Hindi crime fiction author Surender Mohan Pathak for allegedly misrepresenting his e-book titled Dhabba in a scene.
The letter of apology was shared on the verified Twitter account of present producers Excel Leisure. It’s ddressed to Pathak and signed by Puneet Krishna, one of many creators and the author of the collection.
The letter reads:
“Expensive Surender Mohan Pathak
“It has been delivered to my discover by you that there’s a scene within the not too long ago launched collection—Mirzapur Season 2—which depicts a personality named Satyanand Tripathi, studying a e-book named ‘Dhabba’ which has been written by you and this depiction is supplemented with an unrelated voiceover (VO) which has harm your sentiments and the emotions of your followers and well-wishers.”
“We sincerely apologise for a similar and wish to convey to you that this was not finished with any malicious intent or to tarnish/harm your status. We’re conscious that you’re a author of reputation and your work is held in excessive regard on the earth of Hindi crime fiction.”
“We wish to guarantee you that to rectify this case, as mentioned with you and as per your needs, we are going to blur the e-book cowl within the scene or take away the VO inside an affordable time of three weeks.”
“As soon as once more, please settle for our sincerest apologies for inadvertently hurting your sentiments.”
The letter got here in response to a press release issued by Pathak earlier this week on Twitter the place he had accused the makers of the net collection of “mischievous misrepresentation” of his novel within the second season of the present.
The assertion Pathak posted on his unverified Twitter account had stated: “What the character has been depicted studying from ‘Dhabba’ has completely no bearing with any a part of the unique textual content of ‘Dhabba’ and likewise there isn’t any character bearing the title Baldev Raj within the novel within the stated context. Quite the opposite, what’s being learn is sheer porno, the undersigned can’t even dream of writing, supposedly to titillate the viewers. However within the course of, the entire sequence is proven as an excerpt from my novel ‘Dhabba’ which quantities to mischievous misrepresentation. The thing seems to be an try and tarnish my picture as a celebrated author of Hindi crime fiction who’s ruling the roost for the reason that final a number of many years. The sequence defames me as an creator and places me in dangerous mild as a widely known thriller author which I’m since greater than final 5 many years.”
On Friday night, Pathak accepted the letter of apology and requested them to make the mandatory rectification.
He tweeted: “We thanks for contemplating our letter and in your reply. We settle for your apology and count on that the rectification will happen throughout the three weeks’ time as requested by you.” IANS