Vir Das recited a poem titled ‘Two Indias’ during a standup comedy show in Washington, DC, USA. He is being labelled anti-national after his video went viral. Not only that but complaints have been filed against him across the country. “I come from an India where women are worshiped during the day and raped at night,” Vir Das writes in this poem.
I’m from India, where you’re AQ1 9000 but we sleep on our roofs and count the stars. I’m from India, where we take pride in being vegetarians while causing problems for the same farmers. So, let us learn more about Vir Das.
Vir Das’ standup comedy shows are extremely popular around the world. He is both a comedian and an actor. He has appeared in films such as ‘Go Goa Gone,’ ‘Badmaash Company,’ Revolver Rani with Kangana Ranaut, and Delhi Belly with Imran Khan. Vir Das was born in Dehradun on May 31, 1979.
In 2014, Vir Das, 42, married Shivani Mathur. This wedding took place in Sri Lanka in a very private ceremony. Vir Das is the first Indian to be cast in Netflix’s Abroad Understanding comedy special. Vir Das is well-known on a global scale, so what he says and does affect a large number of people.
Veer attended Indian Language School for his education. Vir Das holds a bachelor’s degree in economics. Veer, on the other hand, is remembered for his controversies rather than his films. People advised him to travel to Pakistan on a daily basis.
What is causing the uproar about Vir Das?
Users on social media are accusing him of insulting India by travelling abroad. According to one user, “I have seen many such ‘Anti Hindu’ Indians earning money by defaming their country.” Following the virality of Vir Das’ poem, a case was filed against him. Kangana, who has collaborated with Veer, has referred to his work as “soft terrorism.”
Two Indias of Vir Das. pic.twitter.com/Kp91n5OisT— Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri (@vivekagnihotri) November 17, 2021