In the trailer of ‘The Family Man 2,’ the antagonist Raji’s, played by Samantha Akkineni, uniform matches that of LTTE, which haven't sat right with many who started trending the hashtag #FamilyMan2_against_Tamils on Twitter. #FamilyMan2_against_Tamils… Image
Some viewers noticed that in the recently-released trailer, Raji’s uniform resembles that of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a Tamil militant organization. The trailer also mentions an "unexpected coalition" between the "ISI and rebels" worsening things for the show. Image
Alleging that Tamils were being shown as "thugs," many Twitter users announced that they will be unsubscribing Amazon Prime. Moreover, assuming that the rebels depicted are from LTTE as Akkineni plays a Sri Lankan Tamilian, many Twitter users came to defend the organization. Image
One such user said, "It seems LTTE portrayed as an extremist organization. We Tamils aren't extremist We are Freedom Fighters (sic)." “This series is produced and directed by Hindi racists who have no idea about Tamil community," wrote another. #Familyman2 #TamilNadu
Meanwhile, conspiracy theories about the Telugu actress Akkineni having some vendetta behind taking up the role have also emerged. Notably, the show has many Tamil actors like Mime Gopi, Ravindra Vijay, Devadarshini Chetan, Anandsami, and N. Alagamperumal. #Familyman2 #Bollywood Image

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