A controversy sparked after an Arab character was introduced in a hit South Korean drama titled “King The Land”. The Arab character caused a huge backlash on the internet, it seems that the fans of the show did not like the way the makers of the drama presented the Arab character to the South Korean drama. What is the bone of contention? If you are also wondering why people are backlashing, this article is for you. Here we have come up with this article to unfold the controversy erupted by the Arab character shown in King The Land. You are just required to read this article which will be completed only in 2-3 minutes. Swipe down the page and take a look at the following sections.
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The controversy erupted by a recent episode of South Korean drama streaming on Netflix. The recently streamed episode of King The Land features a supporting character (Arab character) of Prince Samir who is seen in a nightclub cavorting with women and alcohol. Prince Samir is wearing a white kandura and the traditional headpiece. Do you know who essayed the role of Prince Samir in King The Land? He is the same actor who was seen in the first season of Squid Games portraying the role of a Pakistani boy. He is an Indian actor named Anupam Tripathi. Now, he is being seen in King The Land as Prince Samir cavorting with women and drinking alcohol. Scroll down the page and read more details.
The name and clothing of Prince Samir in King The Land left no doubt where he is from. People who watched King The Land took to social media and backlashed the makers for its stereotypical portrayal of Prince Samir. As a result, Netflix’s Instagram account also has been flooded with messages demanding an apology for the stereotypical portrayal of an Arab. Has Netflix responded to the recently erupted controversy over the character of Prince Samir in King The Land? Scroll down the page and read more details.
No, Netflix has not responded to the controversy and not made any official statement surrounding the controversy but the producers of King The Land have responded to the matter. They said the portrayal of Prince Samir is not to meant to represent a specific country. King The Land’s producers said, “The characters, regions, and place names appearing in the drama are all fictitious settings. They are not depicted as princes of a specific country,”