This Louis CK India tour April Fools' prank came with a strong censorship message
Flix Tuesday, April 07, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute | April 2, 2015 | 8:00 pm. IST When rumours began that famous comedian Louis CK was coming to India, it got a lot of spirits up in the country. A possibility that began doing the rounds on social medai towards the end of March, it dawned on a lot of people that the rumour could have been an April Fools' Day joke. However, interestingly, the website which had contained news of this India visit, soon took on a different identity.Â Hereâ€™s a screenshot of theÂ websiteÂ explaining that the Louis CK tour of India was a prank.Â The page, however, goes on to talk about censorship and saying that there was no way there could have been a show like that without needing to deal with morality issues. â€śDONT WE INDIANS UNDERSTAND THAT WE JUST CANNOT ALLOW â€śWESTERNINFLUUENCES â€ś INTO OUR SOCIETY?â€śTHIS IS NOT 'MURRICAâ€ťâ€śIDHAR YEH SAB NAHI CHALEGAâ€ť Hitting out at recent events like the AIB roast which was cut down from 2 hours to just 40 minutesâ€¦ the written rant goes on to touch upon other issues like the beef ban and the censorship on films.Â
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