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'Go Kiku Sharda,' Tweets Rishi Kapoor After Comedian's Arrest

  | January 14, 2016 13:58 IST (New Delhi)
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The image on right was posted on Twitter byKiku Sharda

Kiku Sharda's colleagues have reacted with anger and disbelief to his arrest for imitating self-styled guru Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and actor Rishi Kapoor has tweeted in his customary provocative style. "See this picture!I would like to play this rockstar in a film. Let me see who puts me behind bars?"

Comedian Kiku Sharda's colleagues have reacted with anger and disbelief to his arrest for imitating self-styled guru Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. Actor Rishi Kapoor has tweeted in his customary provocative style, daring the world to put him 'behind bars.'

Mr Sharda, 40, appears in various roles on hit television show Comedy Nights With Kapil and was arrested yesterday on charges of hurting the religious sentiments Ram Rahim's followers. He mimicked the 48-year-old head of religious sect Dera Sacha Sauda in an episode of the show that aired last month. (Also Read: I Would Love to be Known as an Actor, Not a Comedian, Says Kiku Sharda)
After his arrest Mr Sharda apologized saying, "If I've hurt anyone's sentiments, I fold my hands and apologize to everyone." Ram Rahim then tweeted:

Mr Sharda was released on bail, but was detained again.
On Twitter, actors and musicians strongly criticized Kiku Sharda's arrest:










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