Star Plus Drops Telecast of Comedian Mimicking Modi. Recently Comedian Shyam Rangeela, who participate in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge this weekend, made Akshay Kumar and the other judges laugh out loud . He mimicked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi.
In video, Rangeela speaking as Modi and talking about the hit TV show, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.In the video, he also mimics Rahul Gandhi.This is not the first time he mimiced Modi another video of Rangeela at Vivekananda Institute of Technology, Jaipur, is also quite popular. Rangeela imitates both Modi and Gandhi in the video where they talk about ‘gol-gappas’.
But Shyam Rangeela has alleged that Star Plus refused to air his act recorded for the channel’s reality show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’.
In an interview Shyam Rangeela reveals “Almost a month after the episode was originally recorded, I got a phone call from the production team of the reality show asking me to shoot a new act because the channel decided to not air it “. This was after two further scripts that he had submitted were rejected because they were on Modi.
He said “The production team told me that the decision to not air my act was taken because the channel feared that it will offend some people and they might protest against them,” he claimed.
He said “They said you can’t mimic Modi but you can do Rahul Gandhi,”, Rangeela told The Wire. “I thought, ok, at least they are letting me do something, I can salvage something. But later they told me I can’t do Rahul either.”
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