Monday Mar 20, 2017
Comedian Kapil Sharma has been making rounds for his alleged fight with colleague Sunil Grover, known for playing characters such as Dr. Mashoor Gulati and Rinku Bhabhi in The Kapil Sharma Show.
However, Kapil took to social media to clear the misunderstandings regarding his alleged feud with Grover. He wrote, “[I] was celebrating my best time and suddenly I hear news about me and Sunil paji fighting….. where is it coming from...”
He accepted that he did indeed shout at Grover for the first time in five years. But went ahead and said, “it is our family matter. We will sort this out.” He claimed that there are often issues between families too but they are sorted out.
Kapil also shared the respect he has for Grover. “I love him as an artist [and] as a human being. He is like much elder brother.”
However, Kapil’s endeavoured to raise his voice against media speculation and the effect it has on a relationship between two colleagues. He claimed that Grover is like family to him because of the time they spend shooting together. He wrote, “we eat together. We travel together,” adding that their scuffle is not as important as country’s security.
Here is the post which the comedian shared on Facebook:
The alleged feud started when the team’s unit was returning from Australia to India and Grover sat on Kapil’s seat, according to Indian media.
The comedian cum actor is stated to have hurled abuses and raised his hand on Grover, who stayed quiet during the entire episode. Kapil was believed to be drunk and called Grover names such as “Tu Mera Naukar Hai [you are my servant]” and “Tera Show Flop Hai [Your show was a flop].”
The show’s crew and airline employees came to the rescue and took the comedian away.
Hours after the incident, the two were reported to have unfollowed each other on Twitter.
Interestingly, this is not the first time that the two have scuffled. Earlier, Grover had quit their previous show Comedy Nights with Kapil and went to host another show, Mad in India.
After the show’s failure, Grover joined the show’s team and came on board with the current series.