Producer Ekta Kapoor has certainly been on the receiving end of multiple controversies lately when it comes to her Alt Balaji shows. Earlier, Kapoor was called out, named and abused by Hindustani Bhau aka Vikas Phatak for the controversial army uniform scene in one of her shows, XXX on the streaming platform.
And now, yet another show of hers has been slammed for the use of the name, Ahilyabai Holkar.
A scene in this web series where it is shown that a sex racket takes place in a hostel named after Ahilyabai Holkar, one of the leaders of the Maratha Empire. This has hurt and angered the sentiments of Holkar's descendants and even though Kapoor and At Balaji issued a statement on the same also giving an apology, a group of 40-50 people went on to throw stones at Kapoor's residence in Mumbai and vandalize. This resulted in damage of property too where Bombay Times shared the aftermath of this incident.
Bhushansingh Raje Holkar demanded the scene to be removed from the web series and also demanded an apology letter from the production house. Kapoor she mentioned, it was only the first name Ahilyabai used in the particular scenes of the web series, further mentioning though she is not involved in any aspect of this particular web series, she would like to apologize.