Sidhu’s Pulwama comments costs him The Kapil Sharma Show; Archana Puran Singh to replace him


Radhika Dhawad | Feb 16, 2019 15:16

Post his comments on Pulwama attack, production house at the The Kapil Sharma Show has considered replacing Sidhu with Archana Puran Singh.
L to R: Navjot Singh Sidhu, Archana Puran Singh

Yet another time politican and television celebrity Navjot Singh Sidhu is in troubled waters after his comments on the recent Pulwama attack. Post his comments, the production house at the The Kapil Sharma Show have considered replacing him with Archana Puran Singh. Fans of the show had demanded the makers to oust him threatening to boycott the show if the producers failed to do so.

As per TimesNow, “The channel has told the production house to sack Sidhu. It’s not a temporary thing. They are going to get him out. In fact, even in the past, during the MeToo movement, when there were allegations against Anu Malik, the channel took a stand. The channel has shot a couple of episodes with Archana Puran Singh and most probably, she will be the one replacing Sidhu. The episodes weren’t shot keeping this incident in mind but now the channel will be taking her on board fully. Some communication and closures need to happen and will then be finalised”

Sidhu, commenting on the Pulwama attacks, had said, “For a handful of people, can you blame the entire nation and can you blame an individual? The attack is a cowardly act and I condemn it firmly. Violence is always condemnable and those who did it must be punished.”

Interestingly, Singh had also replaced Sidhu in The Kapil Sharma Show in 2017 after the latter suffered from certain health issues.

On Thursday, 44 CRPF jawans were killed in Jammu and Kashmi, for which Pakistan-based terror organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad claimed responsibility for it.

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