Actress Raveena Tandon, choreographer Farah Khan and comedy artiste Bharti Singh have been booked for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of the community in a TV show. The offenses have been registered at Mankapur police station.
This incident had occurred during a TV programme ‘Backbencher’ on December 25 in 2019. Farah Khan was the host while Raveena Tandon and Bharti Singh were the guests. Farah while playing a game asked them to write the English spelling of a word. Raveena gave the correct spelling while Bharti gave a wrong spelling. Then Farah asked Bharti the meaning of the word. She gave an object tenable meaning and all three laughed.The word and the sentence were of a religious nature but the three made fun of it. Stating that this had hurt their religious sentiments, the concerned woman filed a complaint at Mankapur police station.
Offenses under Sec 295 (A), 298 and 34 have been registered for inquiry. Shaikh said that notices would be sent to Sony TV, Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan, and Bharti Singh and they would be summoned for the inquiry to the police station.