Star India's decision to revive The Great India Laughter Challenge hasn't been as fruitful as the team had expected it to be. The TRP for the show has been on the lower side and the news of Zakir Khan, Hussain Dalal and Mallika Dua being sacked from the mentors' panel has added to the negative publicity of the reality show. It is being reported that Bollywood celebrities Shreyas Talpade and Sajid Khan have replaced the champions of the Indian web.
And amidst all of this, the comedy show has walked into a new controversy.
So what exactly did happen?
The format of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge is such that whenever judge Akshay Kumar and the mentors' panel are impressed by a comedian, they have to ring a bell as a gesture of appreciation. It was during one such incident when the Bollywood actor passed a sexist (as is reported everywhere) remark to co-worker Mallika Dua.
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