#BoycottNetflix has been trending on twitter after people alleged that Netflix hurted Hindu sentiments and insulted the religion in their new film “Krishna and His Leela”.
The controversy started when Netflix released their new film”Krishna and His Leela” depicting a male character in the name of God “Krishna” and his sexual encounter with “Radha”. The name of characters hurted many people’s sentiments. According to netizens the erotic scenes and the content is targeted to a particular religion.
‘Krishna and his Leela‘ is an Indian Telgu Romantic film directed by Ravikanth Prepu and produced by Suresh Production. The film features Siddu Jonnalagadda, Shraddha Srinath, Seerat Kapoor and Shalini Vadnikatti in the lead roles.
There is an anger and outrage among netizens and people are demanding to Boycott the digital giant. India is a big market for the online streaming giant. During the lockdown period Netflix saw a huge surge in Indian subscribers. Indians have started consuming International show, while Netflix is leaving no stone unturned to provide local content to its viewers. Netflix said in India the revenue increased to $5.76 Billion in Q12020 as compared to $4.52 Billion in Q1 of 2019.
However there is a certain group of people who are using this opportunity to show their creative skills and create funny memes.
Here are some funny memes shared:
#BoycottNetflix is trending
Me who always use telegram app pic.twitter.com/6WGcJP5dpv
— insanememerr (@Adrrshh) June 29, 2020
#BoycottNetflix trending due to some issue
Me who spends most of time on netflix :- pic.twitter.com/3CHDHFa5TW
— Halka sa hulk (@rude_hulk) June 29, 2020
— Harsh (@Nhiipata) June 29, 2020