Kapil Sharma Show also known as TKSS is an Indian Hindi-language stand-up comedy and talk show broadcast by Sony Entertainment Television. Hosted by Kapil Sharma, the first season of the show had its premiere on 23 April 2016.
The series revolved around Sharma and his neighbours in the Shantivan Non Co-operative Housing Society. The filming of the show took place at Film City situated in Goregaon East, Mumbai. Original network Sony TV & Sony LIV
The first season of the show was produced by Sharma’s banner K9 Productions in association with Frames Productions while the second and third season is being jointly produced by Salman Khan Television and Banijay Asia with K9 Productions and TEAM (Triyambh Entertainment & Media) as the creative producers.
The Kapil Sharma Show hit headlines for wrong reasons
Time and again The Kapil Sharma Show and host Kapil Sharma have courted controversies. Celebrity appearances, rifts between the cast, disputable remarks in and outside the show, a lot has led to the show making headlines for the wrong reasons. Currently, it’s filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri’s claims against the show that has sparked talks.
When Vivek Agnihotri claimed that the makers refused to promote his film
Director Vivek Agnihotri is prepping up for the release of his film based on Kashmiri Hindus and is busy with its promotions. During his promotional spree, the filmmaker was asked by fans to promote the upcoming film on The Kapil Sharma Show.
Reports of a rift between Kapil Sharma and Akshay Kumar
Earlier in February this year, reports of a rift between Kapil and Akshay Kumar did rounds on the internet. They suggested that the Bollywood actor was upset because of a leaked video from his previous appearance on the show. Apparently, Akshay was upset after a video wherein Kapil indirectly talked about his interview with PM Modi got leaked on social media despite his request to not air it.
Krushna Abhishek’s refusal to perform in Govinda episode
The differences between Krushna Abhishek and mama Govinda have not been hidden from the public. The bitterness between them and their families have always stirred headlines. Earlier, Krushna’s refusal to be a part of the episode that featured Govinda as the guest was much talked about. During the same time, Krushna told an online portal that his denial came as a part of concern for the show.
When Sunil Grover quit the show after an ugly fight with Kapil
Sunil Grover exiting The Kapil Sharma Show is still one of the most controversial moments the telly world has seen. It was when the team of The Kapil Sharma Show was returning from their Australia tour that Kapil and Sunil Grover, who was a part of the show then got into an ugly spat.
Navjot Singh Sidhu’s exit from The Kapil Sharma Show
Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has had a long journey with Kapil Sharma as a comedian had to leave the show after he made a remark about the Pulwama attack, which led to him facing a massive backlash.
When Kapil Sharma upset members of the Kayasth community
It was during an episode in March 2020 that Kapil cracked a joke and took the name of a Kayasth deity, which offended the members of the community. The members of the community demanded an apology and called for boycotting the show. Following this, Kapil had to issue a public apology too.
When Mukesh Khanna called it ‘worst’ and ‘cheap’
The Kapil Sharma Show once hosted the whole cast of Mahabharat. However, one person who was missed there was Mukesh Khanna, who played Bhishma Pitamah in the epic. This made people question the reason behind his absence. To answer it for everyone, Mukesh Khanna released a statement on social media. He called The Kapil Sharma Show ‘worse’ and ‘cheap’ and cited that it uses vulgarity to make people laugh.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s fans got upset with the show
It was in when Kiku Sharda copied a journalist extensively covering Sushant Singh Rajput’s death for a segment in the show. Krushna and Kapil also became a part of the segment that was aired in 2020. This didn’t go down well with the late actor’s fans who got extremely upset and demanded to boycott the show. The raged out fans of Sushant Singh Rajput trended #BoycottKapilSharmaShow on Twitter.