Director-choreographer Farah Khan has apologized a day after Amritsar police booked her, actor Raveena Tandon and comedian Bharti Singh for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of a community in a TV show.
Farah on Friday took to Twitter to apologize on behalf of an entire team of Flipkart Video Original”s quiz show “Backbenchers”, on which she serves as the host.
In a tweet, Farah wrote, “I’ ‘m extremely saddened that some sentiments have been inadvertently hurt by a recent episode of my show. I respect all religions, and it would never be my intention to disrespect any. On behalf of the entire team, Raveena Tandon, Bharti Singh, and Myself.. we do sincerely apologize.”
I’m extremely saddened that some sentiments have been inadvertently hurt by a recent episode of my show. I respect all religions, n it would never be my intention 2disrespect any.On behalf of the entire team, Raveena Tandon, Bharti Singh and Myself.. we do sincerely apologise.
— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) December 27, 2019
A case was registered on Wednesday on the basis of a complaint filed by Sonu Jafar, president of Christian Front of Ajnala Block, along with video footage of the show aired on Christmas eve.
The complainant alleged that “the religious sentiments of Christians have been hurt..”.
Earlier, Raveena also posted an apology on social media on Thursday saying she never intended to insult any religion.