Pre-censored to meet any ****ing prude’s standards.
“You want to do a comedy show without saying anything? Without offending anybody? This is a democracy. We have rights.” - Rohan Joshi, 2013
Then they casually dropped some democracy lessons that we could all do well to learn.
Freedom of expression in the world’s biggest democracy is under attack as police, politicians, and religious groups unite to target the country’s first celebrity roast they deem offensive and against Indian culture.
“There’s a larger cultural conversation going on here, where we’re at the very edges of what it’s okay to say. And it’s a conversation we need to have now because the world we live in is entirely too complicated to be run by silences.”
And that’s how it’s done.
Did You Know: Your existence is against Indian culture.
Update: What began as a police-probe regarding technicalities of the show has escalated to a larger conversation about how much irreverence India can handle.
Smells like barbecued celebrities.
She changed her mind, and “the new one works.”
Required viewing for anyone who’s ever made an “Alia Bhatt’s so dumb” joke. Oh, and of course All India Bakchod are the masterminds behind this.
Pehle video play karein, phir vishwaas karein.
“Fuck you. Fuck you, too. Fuck you very much.” H/t All India Bakchod.