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Kapil Sharma Issues Apology For Hurting Religious Sentiments Of Kayasth Samaaj

Kapil Sharma, who is currently enjoying quarantine time with his family and newly born daughter, has landed himself in trouble over an old episode of The Kapil Sharma Show. In the episode Kapil is seen making fun of a religious deity of the Kayasth community. However, when the community people watched the repeat telecast during the lockdown, it did not go down well with them and asked for an apology from the comedian. Kapil took to his social media, to convey his apology. He also expressed regret if he hurt anyone’s sentiments with his words, he wrote, “Dear Kayastha community, I heard about The Kapil Sharma Show episode telecast on 28 March 2020. If the mention of Shri Chitragupta Ji has hurt your sentiments, then I and my entire team apologise to you. Our intention wasn’t to hurt anyone. I pray to God that may you all be safe, happy and keep smiling. With love and respect.” Reportedly, the heads of the Kayasth Samaaj had a discussion on Kapil's joke and were upset about it. They discussed it over the phone with each other and wanted the comedian to apologise for his remarks. Kapil’s fans appreciated his apology and showered love on his tweet.

25th May 2020 | 04:33 PM (IST)
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