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Zee5 edits freedom fighter out of TV show after appearance on wanted board causes outrage

We missed this earlier: Zee5 edited a sketch of independence activist Khudiram Bose out of a scene in its show Abhay, the company said on August 16. The sketch was a part of a notice board of wanted posters in a police station. Bose's appearance on the board, implying he was a criminal, seemingly a production oversight, led to backlash against the streaming service on social media soon after the release of the show's second season on August 14. We have reached out to the company for comment. https://twitter.com/ZEE5India/status/1295012424781721600 We reviewed the episode where Bose's image originally appeared, and the sketch has been replaced with a different one, seemingly in post-production. This is the third time Zee5 has scrambled to self-censor reacting to audience outrage. The Essel-owned streaming platform indefinitely suspended the release of Tamil show Godman in June after…

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