When Varun Grover’s “Itne Nahi Nikal Rahe, Jaise Ayesha Takia Ke Bo * bs” joke was criticized by netizens

When Varun Grover got in trouble for his sexist joke on Ayesha Takia (Photo credit: Wikipedia and Telegraph)

Varun Grover has many hats. He is a lyricist, comedian, screenwriter and author all rolled into one. However, years ago he played a prank on Ayesha Takia that got him into trouble. He was heavily criticized for his joke on the actress. Scroll down to find out more.

In 2019, filmmaker Ashoke Pandit shared a tweet with a clip from Grover’s 2012 show that has circulated online. The filmmaker not only attacked the comedian-screenwriter but also actresses such as Shabana Azmi, Richa Chadha, Swara Bhasker and Nandita Das.

Pandit tweeted: “The silence of @AzmiShabana ji @RichaChadha @ReallySwara @nanditas in this misogynistic statement by @varungrover where he literally abuses and annoys @Ayeshatakia is sad. I call on all those who respect the dignity and respect of women to name and shame this so-called comedian. [sic]”Take a look at the tweet below:


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