Mumbai Police on Monday asks internet service providers to block AIB’s Tanmay Bhat for mocking veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.
“In touch with Google, Facebook and Youtube to block the video and also find out IP address”, said ACP Yashwant Pathak, Cyber crime cell.
The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) also filed a police complaint against Tanmay Bhat.
Tanmay Bhat’s purported video in which he allegedly mocked veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has evoked a sharp reaction from people across the nation, including prominent artists and Politicians.
Actors Anupam Kher, Riteish Deshmukh and Celina Jaitly criticised Tanmay, calling the video “not funny”.
Here is the video:
Titled “Sachin v/s Lata Civil War”, Tanmay is seen taking jibes at the 86-year-old melody queen and the cricketing legend, 43.
Some of the punchlines used against Mangeshkar in the video include Jon Snow also died, so should you, Your face looks like someone has kept you in water for eight days.
Kher posted on Twitter, “I am 9 times winner of #BestComicActor. Have a great sense of humor. But This is NOT humor. #Disgusting&Disrespectful.”
“Am absolutely shocked. Disrespect is not cool and neither is it funny,” wrote Riteish.
A shocked Jaitly wrote, “Absolutely.. Shocked and appalled. Not amused. Lata Mangeshkarji needs to be apologised to NOW!!”