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    New Delhi (Sputnik): Telugu language film Krishna and His Leela, currently performing well on Netflix in India, is a tale of a man caught between affairs, cheating and lies. The movie, whose lead characters take the names of Hindu gods from the epic “Krishna and Radha”, has annoyed many Hindus for showing the leads in erotic scenes.

    Netflix India has been facing boycott calls for various series and films which subscribers accuse of targeting Hinduism by showing the religion in a bad light. Popular series like Sacred Games, Leila, Pataal Lok and now 'Krishna & His Leela' have been accused of fuelling the “propaganda”.

    The movie 'Krishna & His Leela', portraying Hindu God Krishna, has been accused of maligning the religion by showing sexually explicit scenes and the protagonist Krishna indulging in affairs.

    ​Recently, actress-turned-producer Anushka Sharma was slammed for her movies Pataal Lok and most recent Bulbul in which abusive slurs were used for characters named Krishna and Radha. 

    okay what now? #BulbbulNetflix
    using words like 'haramzada' for lord krishna and 'besharm' for radha??? have they lost their minds or what? @AnushkaSharma ma'am, hinduphobic much? pic.twitter.com/2NfwCKXSd1

    ​However, another section of Twitter users watered down the situation by sharing hilarious memes.

    ​Earlier Pataal Lok, Anushka Sharma's first digital venture as a producer, invited legal trouble for allegedly hurting the sentiments of Nepali people in a particular scene with a casteist slur being used for a transgender Nepali woman. 

     

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