Sushant Singh Rajput fans are demanding the ban of The Kapil Sharma Show because Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is among its producers.
On Monday, a user urged on a Facebook group named Justice For Sushant Singh Rajput #SSR: “Dear members, Totally boycott The Kapil Sharma Show.”
The group member also shared: “Dear SSR’s family, please be aware that Salman Khan is a co-producer of The Kapil Sharma Show. We have completely boycott him from everywhere, not just his movies, but also from every angle! So let’s boycott The Kapil Sharma Show from now onwards! Full-on Boycott!!”
The group currently has 91,000 members. Several members liked, shared and commented on the post, extending support to the call for boycotting the comedy show.
Salman has been among several Bollywood celebrities hail from a filmi background who have been facing netizens’ ire ever since the nepotism debate opened up following Sushant’s death. Many Sushant fans on social media believe the late young actor was a victim of the practice of nepotism in the film industry, where outsiders like talented Sushant are victimised so that star kids can move ahead.
Recently, Salman was trolled on social media after sharing a tweet promoting Covid-19 masks launched by his brand.
The Kapil Sharma Show is an Indian Hindi stand-up comedy and talk show broadcast by Sony Entertainment Television. Hosted by Kapil Sharma, the first season of the show had its premiere on 23 April 2016. The series revolved around Kapil Sharma and his neighbours in the Shantivan Non-Co-operative Housing Society.
The filming of the show took place at Film city situated in Goregaon East, Mumbai. The first season of the show was produced by Kapil Sharma’s production house K9 Films in association with Frames Production second season is being jointly produced by Salman Khan Television and Banijay Asia with K9 Films and TEAM (Triumph Entertainment & Media) as the creative producers.