Mumbai: Raj Thackeray’s MNS today filed a police complaint against All India Bakchod’s (AIB) Tanmay Bhat and threatened violence against any event featuring the 28-year-old stand-up comic. Bhat has allegedly mocked veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar in a video, which has already triggered a sharp backlash on social media.
The Special Branch of the Mumbai Police is inquiring into the complaint against AIB, DCP, PRO Mumbai Police said.
Bhat has allegedly mocked veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar in a video, which has already triggered a sharp backlash on social media.
MNS Chitrapat Sena president Ameya Khopkar today told reporters that they will beat Bhatt “whenever they see him”. “Whenever we will see Tanmay, we will beat him. We will not let him do any shows,” the MNS leader said.
“Some things should be beyond politics. Our agenda is clear. Those who have made videos on Lata Mangeshkar and Sachin Tendulkar should be arrested,” he demanded.
Bhatt, a popular comedian with the AIB, had posted the video titled ‘Sachin vs Lata Civil War’ on May 26 on Facebook. Actors Anupam Kher, Riteish Deshmukh and Celina Jaitly have criticised Bhat for roasting Tendulkar and Mangeshkar, calling the video “not funny”.