Stand-up comedian Vir Das releases video after Bengaluru present cancelled. Watch | Bengaluru

ByYamini C S | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Stand-up comedian Vir Das on Thursday shared a video on social media after his present within the Karnataka capital of Bengaluru was deferred. Whereas Das stated his present was being postponed attributable to “unavoidable circumstances”, a right-wing group – the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti – earlier this week demanded to cancel the present and claimed that it hurts spiritual sentiments of Hindus”.

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Das’s present in Bengaluru was set to happen on Thursday on the Chowdiah Memorial corridor in Malleshwaram. After Das made an announcement – “We’re pushing the Bengaluru present. New particulars and dates quickly. Sorry for the inconvenience.” – on Instagram, he later posted that “many assumptions” are made about his content material. “I made this video after certainly one of my reveals, Simply in Case. I’ve no real interest in media spectacles or getting used for headlines. I’m an artist. I shouldn’t be on the information. Many assumptions are made about my content material. I belief my artwork and my viewers to talk for me. #TrustTheAudience,” he tweeted, together with the video.

He’s seen asking the viewers to reply his questions in unison with “sure” or “no’. “I’ve not paid anybody to do that. None of those individuals are terrorists or Pakistani brokers,” he says.

“Did we goal any particular faith right here tonight? Did we goal any particular authorities or chief right here tonight? Did this present defame India or make you are feeling ashamed to be Indian?” are a number of the questions he asks to all of which the viewers solutions within the adverse.

“Did this present make you are feeling proud to be Indian?” he asks, to which the viewers screams ‘sure’. He finishes the video with a ‘Simply belief the viewers.” Watch:

“C’mon Bengaluru.. Town that gave India its get up comedy scene is now cancelling reveals?? who’s accountable… Hope you’ll be able to reply befittingly in 2023 and in 2024,” a Twitter consumer responded. Many others disagreed and stated time is altering for the great as his present was cancelled.

This isn’t the primary time a stand-up comedian’s present has been cancelled within the metropolis. Munawar Faruqui’s reveals has been referred to as off twice within the Karnataka capital.

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