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Stand-Up Comedian Kapil’s First Comedy Special To Stream On Netflix

Mumbai: A one line tweet by stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma cost him Rs 9 lakh. Well, it was the cost he had to pay for his drunk tweet to none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Sharing about the tweet on Instagram, which he referred to his infamous tweet to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which he said was posted by him while he was “drunk”. He called it a “drunk tweet”.

“I left for the Maldives instantly, I lived there for 8-9 days. The moment I reached Maldives, I asked them for a room with no internet. They asked, ‘Have you got married?’ I replied, ‘No, I just tweeted.”

“My stay cost me Rs 9 lakh, which was less than what I spent on my education. That one line cost me that amount,” he said and added, “I want to sue Twitter.” Kapil said the microblogging site should have warned his followers that it was a “drunk tweet.”

Kapil was sharing glimpse of his stand-up comedy, which is a part of the promotional video shared by the streaming giant Netflix. Adding his comedy punch to the show Kapil concluded by mentioning that while some of the tweets are his responsibility, others are the result of liquor brands.

What was the tweet? In 2016, Kapil had complained about BMC in a tweet the Prime Minister. His wrote, “I am paying Rs 15 cr income tax from last 5-year n still i have to pay 5 lacs bribe to BMC office for making my office @narendramodi.”


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Kapil will be seen in a special for Netflix titled ‘I’m Not Done Yet’, which is slated to premiere on January 28. The show marks Kapil’s first comedy special with the streaming giant, stated reports in The Tribune.

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