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Vir Das faces massive backlash over his 'two Indias' monologue - 5 BIG controversies of stand-up comedian!

Vir Das performed in the US recently and his monologue on 'I come from two Indias' has not gone done too well with the netizens. 

The famous stand-up comedian issued a statement on Tuesday clarifying that his comments in his monologue "I come from two Indias” weren't intended to insult the country. 

Vir Das controversies which made headlines

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Vir Das controversies which made headlines

Ace comedian-actor and musician, Vir Das is not new to controversies. Recently, his monologue on 'I come from two Indias' has not gone done too well with people and netizens including several prominent personalities have reacted to it strongly. Vir Das uploaded a video that was part of his recent performance at the John F Kennedy Centre in Washington DC. He later issued a statement on Tuesday clarifying that his comments in his monologue "I come from two Indias” weren't intended to insult the country. Let's take a look at some of his BIG controversies which made headlines in the past: 

I have over 14 legal notices in 2020, I've had 30 policemen show up at a show in delhi, police show up in Jaipur, one Delhi high court hearing this year, about 200 death threats with the rest of the comedy community in that famous week. Tell me more about your tweets please. https://t.co/41Ua0CjSl9

— Vir Das (@thevirdas) November 8, 2020

Vir Das on his legal troubles

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Vir Das on his legal troubles

In 2020, the comedian took to social media and tweeted about how he had many cases filed against him. He wrote: I have over 14 legal notices in 2020, I've had 30 policemen show up at a show in Delhi, the police show up in Jaipur, one Delhi high court hearing this year, about 200 death threats with the rest of the comedy community in that famous week. Tell me more about your tweets please.

When Vir Das made a 'trans' joke

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When Vir Das made a 'trans' joke

Once on his show 'TenOnTen', he made a joke on the Trans community and faced backlash over it. Soon, he apologised for his unsavoury comment and said he didn't want to hurt the sentiments of the community. 

Cops at Vir Das show

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Cops at Vir Das show

Back in 2015, as part of his ‘Unbelievable Tour’, Vir Das was set to an act on former President, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Azad. However, cops stopped him from performing at Delhi’s Siri Fort Auditorium. 

FIR against Vir Das for Mastizaade

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FIR against Vir Das for Mastizaade

In 2016, an FIR was filed against Sunny Leone and Vir Das at the Adarsh Nagar Police Station in Delhi. The complaint alleged that the film is hurting religious sentiments in the way that supposedly depicted promoting the use of a condom inside a temple.

Vir Das the 'Hasmukh'

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Vir Das the 'Hasmukh'

The comedian did a show on Netflix titled Hasmukh which landed into the legal soup after several lawyers found it defamatory to their profession.