Popular comedienne Bharti Singh however says Indians don’t like jokes being cracked on them and mostly prefer hearing compliments. Something similar happened with actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, last year when she appeared on Bharti and fellow comedian Krushna Abhishek’s popular show “Comedy Nights Bachao” and later criticised them for making racial remarks about her and left from the show’s sets.
Talking to leading daily, Bhati said,
In India, people don’t like jokes being cracked on them. However, in other countries, roasts are very popular and celebrities themselves call and ask (stand-up comedians) to perform a roast on them. In India, there are many celebrities who come to our shows and they don’t mind us cracking jokes on them or pulling their legs. But there are some Indian celebrities who get offended very easily. Be ready to hear comments on flop movies as well. But you know Indians have this mentality that they only want to hear good things about themselves, so we are very careful while shooting any show and the channel also takes care of this.