Pehredaar Piya Ki is new Indian television serial. The show has faced controversy as it depicts a 9-year-old boy falling for an 18-year-old girl. He proposed her for marriage and after marriage show followed up by suhaag raat (wedding night ) and honeymoon sequences. A number of people filed online petitions to ban the show tha,t is broadcasting on Sony. It features Tejaswi Prakash and Afaan Khan in the lead roles. It has caused controversy for the makers of the show due to the offensive nature showcased by this serial.
As per the several media reports, there are possibilities that Pehredaar Piya Ki show might get banned as the Information and Broadcasting minister Smriti Irani has taken a strict action against the show. She asked BCCC (Broadcasting Content Complaints Council) to take immediate action against the show on a priority basis. The petition was posted by a Mansi Jain on Change.org along with over 51,000 people who had already signed it to ban on this show.
The petitions read that Pehredar Piya ki is a story of 10-year-old impressionable little kid caressing and stalking a lady who’s more than double his age. This serial showcased the scenes of filling sindoor in “maang”. So, The kind of story Sony is showcasing with Pehredaar Piya Ki serial has to be devoured by the entire Nation. Otherwise, it will steadily and perpetually infuse in the viewer’s mindset.
In the petition, they said ” We want a ban on the serial. We do not want our kids to be influenced by such tv serials. Join us in signing the petition to ban this serial”. It will definitely influence kids as it broadcasted at the peak time that is family time at 8:30-9:00 pm on Sony.