In one more case of ethical policing, a pair from Kerala has been broadly trolled and bullied on-line for an intimate, romantic post-wedding photoshoot shared on-line.
Rishi Karthikeyan and Lakshmi bought married on September 16, however because of the lockdown and the COVID-19 state of affairs, celebrations didn’t go as deliberate and remained subdued. So with the intention to have fun the event, the couple got here up with a novel thought of theme-based post-wedding photoshoot. They employed a photographer who additionally occurred to be their good friend and set off for the extraordinarily lovely Idukki’s tea gardens.
Absolutely unaware of what will occur subsequent, the couple shared their intimate marriage ceremony photoshoot on social media and have become victims of cyberbullying. Social media customers slammed the couple with abuse and vulgar feedback for posting photos that have been allegedly indecent and inappropriate. The photoshoot was an thought to have fun Rishi and Lakshmi’s relationship in a funfilled but intimate method.
Speaking to reporters, Rishi stated, “Most wedding shoots are cliched, where the bride and the groom, wearing traditional veshti and saree, hold hands and walk around the temple. We wanted to do something different and decided to do a post-wedding shoot.”
“Both of us were very much clothed throughout the shoot. It is impossible not to be clothed as we were shooting outdoors, in a rather public place. That the photographer was able to capture aesthetic shots of us, is purely his creativity and camera skills. But most users, especially on Facebook, began moral policing me and my wife over the nature of the pictures,” Rishi added.
In the post-wedding photoshoot, the couple will be seen draped in white sheets amid lush inexperienced tea plantation. After posting the photographs, the couple didn’t solely face on-line abuse however obtained complaints from neighbours and kinfolk.
Meanwhile, Rishi Karthikeyan and Lakshmi have stated that they aren’t taking down the pictures from social media platforms.