Tamilians Call For Ban On The Family Man 2 Soon After The Trailer Drops; Here’s Why

A couple of months ago, the web series Tandav had caused a furore in the country. Actually, the Family Man Season 2 was supposed to be released around that time but Amazon Prime India pushed the release citing delay in production activities of the series.

On Wednesday, the streaming platform dropped the trailer of the show and revealed the released date as June 4th this year. However, soon after, a trend started on Twitter calling for the ban and boycott of the series.


Srikant Tiwari to arrive in Chennai this time around

While the first season was mostly set in Mumbai, as per the trailer, a chunk of season 2 is set to happen in the southern city of Chennai. The plot revolves around the presence of ISIS in Chennai and features Samantha as the lead antagonist. The trailer also shows Samantha talking in the Jaffna dialect and some portions are linked to LTTE and Sri Lanka.

Tamils not impressed with the trailer

The presence of ISIS in Chennai and projecting LTTE to be having links with ISIS has not gone down well with the Tamils. The people are alleging that it’s slander against them that the Tamil Liberation Movement is being linked to a terrorist outfit.

#FamilyMan2_against_Tamils Trending on Twitter

Meanwhile, the trend #FamilyMan2_against_Tamils has picked up steam on Twitter. Angry citizens from the state of Tamil Nadu are calling for a ban and boycott of the series. A few have even gone further by calling for the cancellation of Amazon’s subscription service. Here are a few tweets in this regard: