Veer Das’s statement sparked a debate on social media
Controversy has erupted over Vir Das’s statement. The video has sparked a debate on social media. Some politicians and social media users have called the statement an “insult to India”. So at the same time many are saying that this is the current reality of India. However, Vir Das later issued a statement stating that his remarks were not intended to insult India or hurt anyone’s feelings. Although this is not the first time that Vir Das has been embroiled in controversy, he has also faced anger on social media several times for his comments and statements. Let us know 5 controversial statements of Vir Das.
When an old man tried to sneeze in the mouth of Vir Das
A video was uploaded by Vir Das during the Corona virus (Covid-19) lockdown last year. The video showed a 73-year-old man threatening to slap Vir Das. The video also shows an elderly man. The man was seen trying to sneeze at Vir Das.
Vir Das was allegedly standing at the door of his house without a mask and Kovid was not following protocol. This made the old man angry. The actor tweeted about the whole incident. Even after this incident, social media users were divided. Many criticized Vir Das’s attitude.
Vir Das jokes about the transgender community
Veer Das made a mockery of the transgender community in an episode of his show Ten-On-Ten. He also spoke ill of transgender people. Although no legal action was taken against him, Vir Das was heavily criticized for being insensitive and Das’s frustration was expressed on social media.
When Vir Das made fun of former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
In an interview with Canadian comedian Lilly Singh, Vir Das recounted how he once got into trouble with the police for his jokes. Vir Das had said that he was doing a show in Delhi and had made fun of the late former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. The stadium was soon filled with police because someone in the audience called the joke insulting. However, even after this, Vir Das had offered an explanation.
When a case was registered against Sunny Leone and Vir Das
Sunny Leone and Vir Das appeared together in the 2016 film Mastizade. An FIR was registered against Sunny Leone and Vir Das after the release of the film Mastizade. The complainant had alleged that Vir Das had promoted condoms inside the temple in a very obscene manner in the film.
When Veer Das got into trouble with a web series
Vir Das was also embroiled in controversy during the promotion of his Netflix web series Hasmukh. A case was filed against Vir Das by a lawyer for blocking the promotions of Hasmukh which were released last year. The petition claims that the web series has tarnished the image of lawyers. However, the Delhi High Court refused to grant an interim stay on Hasmukh’s streaming.