The Hindu Makkal Katchi – a nationalistic Hindu party in Tamil Nadu, on Wednesday, demanded ban on the Tamil version of reality show Bigg Boss and wanted its host actor-filmmaker Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan to be arrested for tarnishing Tamil culture. They have filed a complaint petition at the Chennai Police Commissioner’s office seeking the arrest of Kamal Haasan along with all the fifteen participants.
Hindu Makkal Katchi, also wants the contestants in the reality show to be arrested. It complained, according to news agency IANS, that participants in the show that went on air from 25 June were mouthing obscene statements and are acting 75 per cent nude. All 15 participants except one are actors and will remain locked in the house fitted with 30 cameras. One participant is eliminated every week.
In the complaint, the HMK has stated that Bigg Boss is causing the disintegration of the Indian culture and the Indian people who put honour before everything else will not tolerate it. It also claimed that the participants of the show consisting of 7 men and 7 women speak in a blasphemous obscene language and appear 75 percent naked on the screen which will supposedly result in a culture shock for the toddlers to elderly people watching.