A complaint has been filed against Das for making “derogatory statements." Credits: News18 file, Twitter
After stand-up comic Vir Das stirred the hornet’s nest through turning in a monologue on ‘ Indias’ on the Kennedy Center, creator Chetan Bhagat has discovered himself in a sticky situation, too. Meanwhile, actress Kangana Ranaut branded him a “criminal" and a criticism became filed towards Das for making “derogatory statements towards India" on Tuesday, sixteen November.
The grievance was lodged with the Mumbai Police through excessive courtroom docket attorney Ashutosh Dubey, who serves as the felony consultant of BJP-Maharashtra Palghar District. Bhagat took to Twitter to proportion his cents at the controversy and it didn’t cross down properly with Desis. Comparing the motherland to a mom, he wrote, “I can also additionally combat or discover many faults with my mom however I won’t cross criticising her withinside the neighbours residence. I may also discover a hundred matters incorrect with my united states of america however I won’t cross criticise it publicly on an worldwide stage. Maybe it’s simply me, however a few matters are simply now no longer done.”
Many referred to Bhagat for his feedback which translated to preserving own circle of relatives' topics concealed, irrespective of how poisonous they are. I may also combat or discover many faults with my mom however I won’t pass criticising her withinside the neighbours residence. Maybe it’s simply me, however a few matters are simply now no longer done.— Chetan Bhagat (@chetan_bhagat) November 18, 2021.
Take a study a few reactions below:
“Don’t inform outsiders your husband beats you, don’t wash your grimy linen in public blah blah”. Do you suspect in today’s digital, globalised global humans don’t realize what takes place in India, proper or bad ? Come on Chetan https://t.co/rOjgYnWgPS— Nidhi Razdan (@Nidhi) November 18, 2021
When you've got abusive mother and father who gaslight you into believing ‘those lashes are to your personal right,’ the handiest recourse left is to are seeking for outside help. https://t.co/HMXS9g6SAq— Neeraj Ghaywan (@ghaywan) November 18, 2021
It’s like pronouncing your father beats your mother everyday, however u won’t move criticising him in d neighbours residence or sign up a criticism cz ghar ki baat ghar mai rehni chahiye.U may also discover a hundred matters incorrect with d united states however u can’t criticise it publicly or on an int. stage.
— Aman🚜🌾🇮🇳 (@BhaiKuchBhi) November 18, 2021
its truely simply you. I’d really visit my neighbour if my father is thrashing up my mom and his father is encouraging it.so shuttup you idiot. https://t.co/0PdFj2bGET— Teju (@tejujoshi31) November 18, 2021
Pls hold your mommy problems to yourself, Chetan, as opposed to making fake comparisons with a whole-ass usa that is plagued with bigotry, casteism, unemployment, sexism, and violence, that too on Twitter dot com. Also replace your metaphors, man.
They’re nevertheless caught withinside the 70s.— Pramit (@pramitheus) November 18, 2021
Please study extra than you write. I beg you.Please, sir pic.twitter.com/DzrDGvdxXR— Nadir Cazi (@nadircazi) November 18, 2021
Classic “log kya kahenge" syndrome. Come on Chetan… quite positive the arena already is aware of sufficient approximately what’s occurring here…no factor in protecting up anything https://t.co/CDxJPK2PE9— Mayur Sanap (@mayursanap709) November 18, 2021
On Tuesday, Vir issued a declaration clarifying that his remarks in his monologue “I come from Indias" weren’t meant to insult the usa. Das had uploaded on YouTube the video titled “I come from Indias", as a part of his current overall performance on the John F Kennedy Centre in Washington DC. In the six-minute video, he explains the duality of the u . s . a . and mentions a number of the maximum crucial problems India is facing, from its conflict towards COVID-19, ladies safety, crackdown in opposition to comedians to the farmers’ protests.
While many lauded the brave act, a few lashed out at him for ‘washing grimy laundry’ in public. A segment on Twitter published clips and images from his monologue, especially the component in which the comic said, “I come from an India in which we worship girls at some point of the day and gang-rape them for the duration of the night."
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