Colors has issued an apology after Jaan Kumar Sanu’s touch upon Nikki Tamboli talking Marathi in Bigg Boss 14 irked Shiv Sena chief Pratap Sarnaik and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Ameya Khopkar. The channel, in a letter addressed to Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, promised to take away the objectionable comment from future broadcasts of the episode.
“We have received objections regarding the reference to Marathi language during the episode broadcasted on 27th October 2020 on Colors channel. We have taken note of these objections and have taken corrective measures of removing the said part from all future broadcasts of the episode,” Viacom18 Media, the mother or father firm of Colors, mentioned in its letter.
The letter additional added, “We hereby apologise if we have inadvertently hurt the feelings of the people of Maharashtra due to the broadcast of the said comment in relation to Marathi language. We value the audience and the patronage of the Marathi speaking audience and respect all languages of India in the same manner.”
Jaan requested Nikki to not communicate in Marathi with fellow contestant Rahul Vaidya and mentioned “mereko chid hoti hai (it irks me)”. This comment didn’t go down too nicely with Shiv Sena chief Pratap Sarnaik and MNS chief Ameya Khopkar, who condemned the remarks and demanded an apology, or else the taking pictures of Bigg Boss 14 could be stopped.
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In a tweet in Marathi, Ameya Khopkar challenged Jaan to make a profession dwelling in Mumbai, after his feedback. The MNS chief additionally focused Colors for not modifying it out and mentioned that that is ‘what the faces of traitors are like’.
Jaan, the son of singer Kumar Sanu, was not too long ago embroiled in one other controversy when Rahul referred to as him a product of nepotism. Jaan’s mom Rita Bhattacharya not too long ago launched an emotional video and mentioned that he has labored very laborious to get the place he’s and Rahul’s feedback had been unwarranted.
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