A Tripura-based production house has come under scrutiny following the release of a music video that featured a scene depicting an actor stepping over a cultural statue. The controversial moment led to public criticism, prompting the production house to take swift action.
In response to the concerns raised by the audience, the production house promptly removed the contentious video and issued apology statements on their official YouTube channel. In their official communication, the production house acknowledged the unintended offense caused by the scene, attributing it to time constraints and the pressure to meet deadlines.
The incident occurred when an actor, in a hurry, inadvertently stepped over a drum associated with cultural statues portraying the Hojagiri dance. The production house expressed regret for the oversight and extended a formal apology to the community, emphasizing their deep respect for local culture. They also clarified their commitment to promoting and celebrating the region’s cultural heritage.
Acknowledging the gravity of the mistake, the production house assured the public that they would exercise greater diligence in considering such details in future productions. They reiterated their dedication to upholding the rich cultural traditions of Tripura and emphasized that their intent is always to contribute positively to the promotion and preservation of local heritage.