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Kapil Sharma Apologies To Kayastha Community For Hurting Religious Sentiments, Issues Statement

Image of Kapil Sharma , courtesy of Instagram

Image of Kapil Sharma , courtesy of Instagram

Kapil Sharma issued an apology on Twitter to Kayastha community for making a joke on their deity Chitragupta.

Ace comedian Kapil Sharma on Thursday issued an apology to Kayastha community for hurting their religious sentiments. The comedy king issued a statement on Twitter, saying he didn’t intend to hurt anyone.

“Dear Kayastha community, I have learnt that the portrayal of Shri Chitragupta Ji in an episode of The Kapil Sharma Show aired on March, 28, 2020, has hurt your sentiment. Then I along with my entire team express regret. 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,” wrote the 39-year-old.

In his tweet, Kapil tagged the account of Akhil Bhartiya Kayastha Mahasabha Madhya Pradesh and former cabinet minister for Tourism Subodh Kant Sahai.

According to a report in Republic World (https://www.republicworld.com/entertainment-news/television-news/kapil-sharma-kayastha-community-apologises-chitragupt-episode-comedy.html), the apology was issued against an episode of the comedy show, which aired on March 28. The shooting of The Kapil Sharma Show has been stopped due to a COVID-19 lockdown. The show features Kiku Sharda, Chandan Prabhakar, Sumona Chakravarti, Bharti Singh among others.

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