Kirron, KJo make fun of Assamese culture get backlash from fans

In the video KJo can be seen pulling Kirron's leg, saying, "But you look like, you know, breaking into some kind of 'kawaali'."

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Published on 14 Nov 2018 8:43 AM GMT

Kirron, KJo make fun of Assamese culture get backlash from fans
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Mumbai: Karan Johar and his co-host Kirron Kher in 'India's Got Talent' show upset there fans when they made fun of a traditional Assamese headgear (Jappi). The headgear was a gift for them from a contestant who hails from Arunachal Pradesh.

The two have made an apology after they "unintentionally" hurt the sentiments of the people from Northeast saying one needs to have guts to wear that bamboo hat.

"...I would like to apologise if I have hurt any sentiments..... it was purely unintentional and came from a place of no knowledge which is absolutely no excuse."

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The two were seen in a video 'Toodle', shared by karan Johar, where he often shares behind the scene videos on social media.

In the video KJo can be seen pulling Kirron's leg, saying, "But you look like, you know, breaking into some kind of 'kawaali'."

"I am extremely sensitive to the different cultures of our land and I am very sorry," Karan tweeted on Wednesday.

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Though, Karan was given one too but he had not put it on as he thinks someone needs to be gutsy enough to pull that bamboo hat on. IGT judge had said, "Because you have guts, I don't."

Several users on social media came out to point out that Karan was being "disrespectful" towards Assamese culture.And the traditional hat from Assam is called Japi which is a symbol of respect for all the people of Assam.

What you guys think of the whole scene? Comment below...

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