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YouTuber Bhuvan Bam Issues Apology After NCW Seeks FIR Against Him For ‘Objectifying’ Women

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New Delhi: YouTuber Bhuvan Bam has issued an apology after a video the place he made objectionable remarks on ‘pahadi girls’ drew flak from netizens.

Bhuvan Bam’s apology comes after Nationwide Fee for Girls (NCW) took word of the matter and urged the Delhi Police to file an FIR towards him.

Replying to a tweet, the fee wrote, “@NCWIndia has taken cognisance. Chairperson @sharmarekha has written to @CPDelhi to register FIR & to take strict motion within the matter. NCW has additionally written to Secy, Ministry of Electronics & IT to take acceptable motion towards the YouTube channel for violating dignity of ladies.”

Clarifying that his intention was to not harm any particular person, the YouTuber took to Twitter on Friday and wrote, “I’m conscious {that a} part in my video has harm some folks. I’ve edited it to take away that half. Individuals who know me know I’ve utmost respect for girls. I had no intention to harm anybody. A heartfelt apology to everybody whose sentiments have been disregarded.”

It’s to be famous that the video – titled Automated Gaadi – has over 12 million views on YouTube.

Author Ashish Nautiyal shared a snippet from the video the place a personality performed by Bhuvan is seen to be asking for an automated automotive mannequin for a shoot. As he calls a ‘seller’ to ask for a mannequin, the dialog makes use of double entrende to indicate that the ‘seller’ is somebody who traffics girls.

One explicit line within the video additionally has Bhuvan’s character asking his good friend “pahadan chalegi (will a mannequin from hilly areas do)?”

This explicit objectification has evoked loads of criticism with netizens expressing their anger and disappointment over the video.

 “This isn’t humour – it’s vulgar misogynistic trash that objectifies girls and specifically pahaadi girls,” wrote writer and screenwriter Advaita Kala on Wednesday.

Notably, Bhuvan achieved the celebrity as a YouTube persona along with his well-known channel BB ki Vines. He has additionally appeared in net sequence TVF Bachelors, Titu Talks, and Dhindora, in addition to within the brief movie Plus Minus.


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