Comedian and actor Vir Das landed in controversy after an edited video of his recent performance in the United States went viral on social media. Netizens criticized him for insulting India in the clip in which he reportedly claimed to come from ‘two Indies’, one in which Indian men worship women during the day and gang rape them. at night.
Delhi: Complaint received against actor-comedian Vir Das at Tilak Marg Police Station in connection with a viral video in which he is allegedly using derogatory language against the nation during an event in US.
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— ANI (@ANI) November 17, 2021
A complaint has been filed against Vir Das at the Tilak Marg Police Station for allegedly using derogatory language during the event. Bollywood Actress Kangana Ranaut He had also criticized Vir Das in an Instagram post. She had written: “When all Indian men are generalized as gang rapists, racism and intimidation against Indians is generated and encouraged all over the world … after the Bengal famine, Churchill said: ‘These Indians reproduce like rabbits who are destined to die like this … ‘blamed the sexual desire / fertility of the Indians for the death of millions from starvation … Such creative work directed at an entire race is soft terrorism .. Strict action must be taken against such criminals @virdas. ”
— Vir Das (@thevirdas) November 16, 2021
The comedian has already issued a clarification on it. Stating that one should not be fooled by the edited snippets, Vir Das wrote: “There has been considerable backlash to a video I posted on YouTube. The video is a satire on the duality of two widely separated Indians doing different things. Like any nation, it has a light and a darkness, a good and a bad within it. None of this is a secret. The video asks us to never forget that we are great. Never stop focusing on what makes us great. Never stop focusing on what makes us great. It ends in a gigantic round of patriotic applause for the country we all love, believe in and are proud of. That there is more to our country than the headlines, a profound beauty. That is the goal of the video and the reason for the applause. “