MX Player original web series Pati Patni Aur Panga faces backlash, dubbed as 'transphobic' and 'tone-deaf'

Pati Patni Aur Panga trailer is being criticised for its 'problematic perspective' on trans experiences and presenting them for 'comic relief'.

FP Staff December 08, 2020 11:11:38 IST
MX Player original web series Pati Patni Aur Panga faces backlash, dubbed as 'transphobic' and 'tone-deaf'

An upcoming MX Original Series, Pati Patni Aur Panga, starring Naveen Kasturia and Adah Sharma in the lead, is facing flak on social media with many users dubbing the show as 'transphobic' and 'tone-deaf'.

Written and directed by Abir Sengupta, the 6-episode series revolves around Romanchak (Kasturia) whose world comes crashing down when he discovers a secret about his wife, Shivani (Sharma). The trailer reveals Shivani as a transwoman whose past clouds Romanchak's judgement and eventually begins initiating divorce proceedings against her.

Pati Patni Aur Panga trailer is being criticised for its 'problematic perspective' on trans experiences and presenting them for 'comic relief'.

Check out some of the reactions here

MX Player original web series Pati Patni Aur Panga faces backlash dubbed as transphobic and tonedeaf

MX Player original web series Pati Patni Aur Panga faces backlash dubbed as transphobic and tonedeaf

MX Player original web series Pati Patni Aur Panga faces backlash dubbed as transphobic and tonedeaf

The series releases on 11 December MX Player.

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