YouTuber Bhuvan Bam’s latest video ‘Automatic Gaadi’ has caused him to get stuck with many on social media showing how it disrespects and slanders women. The National Commission for Women has asked Delhi Police to register an FIR against the comedian.
Bhuvan Bam, 28, has issued an apology saying that he has removed parts of the video that hurt some people. “I am aware that the inside of my video has hurt some people. I have edited it to remove that part. People who know me know I have a lot of respect for women. I do not intend to hurt anyone. A sincere apology to everyone whose sentiments have been. ignored, “the actor said in a tweet.
I realized that the inside of my video had hurt some people. I have edited it to remove that part. People who know me know I have a lot of respect for women. I have no intention of hurting anyone. A sincere apology to all those whose sentiments have been ignored. @NCWINia
– Bhuvan Bam (@Bhuvan_Bam) March 31, 2022
Uploaded last week, ‘Automatic Gaadi’ already has over 12 million views on YouTube.
Writer Ashish Nautiyal shared a snippet from the video on Twitter where the character played by Mr Bam asked for an automatic car model for filming. During the conversation, Mr Bam used satire to imply that traders were trafficking women. Mr. Bam then asked his friend “Pahadan chalegi? (Do models from hilly areas do it).”
The comedian’s apology was made after several users, including NCW, commented that the video was objective about women.
“@NCWINhe has taken note. Chairman @sharmarekha has written to @CPDelhi to register FIR & take firm action in the matter. NCW has also written a letter to Secy, Ministry of Electronics & IT to take appropriate action against the YouTube channel for violating the dignity of women, ”read a tweet on NCW’s official Twitter account.
The four -second section that mentions the pahadi woman has now been removed from the video.
Bhuvan Bam became famous as a YouTube content creator with his channel “BB ki Vines”. He has also appeared in the TVF web series Bachelors, Titu Talks, and Dhindora.