Twitterati express shock over TV actor Kiku Sharda's arrest

Twitterati expressed shock and disbelief over the arrest of 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' actor Kiku Sharda for mimicking Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

Kiku Sharda, who became a household name after essaying the role of 'Palak' on the television show 'Comedy Nights with Kapil', has been sent to 14 days judicial custody. (Read more)

The actor has been booked under Section 295 A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for outraging religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious belief. (Read more)

Kiku Sharda. Picture courtesy: Kiku Sharda's Twitter account  Kiku Sharda. Picture courtesy: Kiku Sharda's Twitter account  

As soon as the news broke, tweets started pouring in in support of Kiku Sharda with many using hashtags #WeStandWithKikuSharda, #IStandWithKikuSharda and #FreeKiku.

Here is what some B-Town and TV celebs had to say:

Here are some more reactions to the news:

Earlier, Kiku Sharda had taken to Twitter to apologise to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and his followers.

Here's the video from the 'Jashn-E-Ummeed' show that got Kiku Sharda in trouble



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