Taking to Twitter, the comic apologised on behalf of himself and his workforce for hurting the emotions of the Kayastha Samaj. He stated that the apology is in reference to the episode telecasted on March 28, 2020. In his tweet, he wrote that he got here to know that the emotions of the group had been damage by the portrayal of Lord Chitragupta. Kapil additionally wrote that their intention was by no means to harm anybody and hoped that every one of them keep completely happy and protected.
— Kapil Sharma (@KapilSharmaK9) May 21, 2020
After the episode was aired, the Kayastha Samaj expressed their resentment on the portrayal of Lord Chitragupta on the ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’. The group members had demanded a public apology from Kapil Sharma and his workforce failing which they stated that they are going to take the authorized route post lockdown. Throughout the month of April, the members of the group held a social media marketing campaign with the hashtag #KapilSharmaSaySorry.
On April 20, Sony TV on which the present is aired by way of their official Twitter deal with apologized for a similar. “We sincerely regret that the sentiments of some of our viewers may have been hurt by certain references/comments on The Kapil Sharma Show that aired on Saturday, 28th March’20. We respect their sentiments and wish to assure them that was never our intent,” the channel tweeted.
We sincerely remorse that the emotions of a few of our viewers could have been damage by sure references/feedback on The Kapil Sharma Show aired on Saturday, 28th March ’20. We respect their sentiments and want to guarantee them that was by no means our intent. pic.twitter.com/sn6JCLpHgJ
— sonytv (@SonyTV) April 20, 2020
According to Indian mythology, the Chitraguptavanshi Kayastha of Northern India are descendants of the 12 sons of the Hindu God Chitragupta. Meanwhile, Chitragupta is a Hindu God who’s assigned with the duty of maintaining data of human actions on earth and punish or reward them based on their Karma. According to the parable, Chitragupta decides whether or not people go to heaven or hell after their loss of life.