Popular Tv actor Munmun Dutta created a Casteist Slur Controversy. Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah‘s Babita Ji aka Munmun Dutta faced a massive criticism for using a derogatory term. The cast and the crew of TMKOC is now required to sign an undertaking. Also Read: Pankaj Tripathi Speaks on the rise of Abusive Language on Screen, Read on
The cast of the popular show TMKOC, is now made to sign an undertaking by the production house refraining the cast from using foul language. Each and every actor associated with the show has signed this undertaking which asks them not to make a casteist or religious remark. Also, the cast has been sensitized on the matter and asked that they do hurt any sentiments. Also Read: Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Actor Arrested in Theft Case
As per ETimes, This development has come to light only a day after the show’s production house denied the reports of Munmun Dutta quitting TMKOC. Reportedly, Munmun has been absent from the show ever since the casteist comment controversy. However, the production said, Also Read: Munmun Dutta Explains Her Absence From TMKOC
“Munmun Dutta continues to remain part of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah as Babita ji. Any rumors about her quitting the show are baseless and incorrect.”
Earlier this year, multiple FIRs were registered against Munmun Dutta for allegedly using a derogatory term against a community in a viral video on social media. Back then, FIR was filed under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.
Munmun Dutta Casteist Slur Controversy later issued an apology
However, Munmun Dutta later issued an apology. Also issued a statement that she never intended to hurt or humiliate anyone on the social media platforms.
“This is in reference to a video I posted yesterday wherein one word used by me has been misinterpreted. It was never said with the intent of insult, intimidate, humiliate or hurt anyone’s feelings. Because of my language barrier, I was genuinely misinformed about the meaning of the word. Once I was made aware of it meaning I immediately took the part down. I sincerely would like to apologise to every single person who has been unintentionally hurt by the usage of the word and I sincerely regret for the same (sic),”.
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