It all set to replace Navjot Singh Sidhu by actress Archana Puran Singh in popular Kapil Sharma’s show, following a controversial aroused following Siddu’s unpopular comment on Pulwama attack that created quite a stir on social media and made #BoycottKapilSharmaShow trend on Twitter.
The cricketer-turned-politician and television personality, Sidhu has landed has landed in the soup for his insensitive comments on the Pulwama terror attack that left 44 CRPF jawans killed. Navjot received so much backlash for the comments and the call was for him to be removed from the famous television show The Kapil Sharma Show, which he plays host with Kapil Sharma.
Reacting towards the terror attack, he had said, “For a handful of people, can you blame the entire nation and can you blame an individual? It (the attack) is a cowardly act and I condemn it firmly. Violence is always condemnable and those who did it must be punished.” His comments did not sit well with fans and they called for Sony Entertainment Television, which airs the show, to boycott him.
Earlier too Navjot was locked with several controversial due to his pro-Pakistani overturns. As a result, the channel decided to throw Navjot out from the show and replace him with actress Archana Puran Singh. Archana confirmed this replacement. She has shot two episodes for the show in his absence. However, she states that she is yet to be approached for Navjot’s replacement.