The story of actor Saurabh Verma goes viral on social media. He apparently turned down the controversial fragrance advert sequence which has been taken down after the accusation of selling ‘gang rape tradition’. Earlier in June’s first week, the 2 advertisements of fragrance model Layer Shot sparked outrage amongst a big part of social media customers, who claimed the commercials sought to advertise sexual violence in opposition to ladies. Many actors together with Jonas., Hrithik Roshan, Richa Chadha and Farhan Akhtar had additionally criticised the commercial when it got here into the sunshine.
Actor turned down the controversial advert
Saurabh is now going viral on social media after it has been made evident that he refused to function within the advert sequence as one of many performers. Abbas Mirza shared the story of his actor pal Saurabh Verma who politely refused to do the advert as he discovered it “derogatory and demeaning to ladies”. Screenshots from Saurabh’s chat with the casting agent for the advert have been additionally shared by Abbas.
The submit relating to Saurabh demanding script change and ultimately turning down the mission goes viral on social media. Web customers are hailing Saurabh for not toeing the road for the sake of cash, particularly when it got here to ladies’s security.
The controversial advert sequence was taken down
The Info and Broadcasting Ministry requested Twitter and YouTube to take away the movies of the commercials from their social media platforms. In letters to Twitter and YouTube, the ministry had mentioned the movies have been “detrimental to the portrayal of ladies within the curiosity of decency and morality” and in violation of Info Expertise (Middleman Pointers and Digital Media Ethics Code).