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As Gurmeet Ram Rahim gets 10 years in jail for rape, congratulations pour in for Kiku Sharda

As the self-proclaimed baba got 10-year jail term, a number of stars including Kavita Kaushik and Twinkle Khanna sent congratulatory messages to the comedian.

tv Updated: Aug 28, 2017 19:09 IST
Prerna Gauba
Prerna Gauba
Hindustan Times
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Kiku Sharda with wife Priyanka

On December 31, comedian Kiku Sharda was taken under custody for mocking Dera Chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Insaan in an award function in Mumbai. Sharda mimicked the Dera chief and made fun of a scene from his self produced movie, MSG-2. His followers filed an FIR due to which Kiku was kept in Haryana jail for 14 days. He was later released. He then posted on Twitter apologising, “Doston the act on TV was not to hurt anyone’s feelings. My apologies to @Gurmeetramrahim ji and his followers. Let’s spread happiness.” To this, Ram Rahim Insaan replied, “I was busy shooting OnlineGurukul; just got to know, devotees are hurt due to Kiku’s action.If he has apologized, no complaint from my side.”

Today, as Ram Rahim got convicted in a 1992 rape case, that was filed in 2002 on the basis of an anonymous letter, stars started congratulating Kiku on social media. Here’s what these stars said to him on Twitter:

Co-star from the Kapil Sharma Show, Chandan’s tweet
This is what Tv actor Kavita Kaushik wrote

First Published: Aug 28, 2017 18:32 IST