Stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui took to Twitter to share an emotional note after his show, which was scheduled for November 28, was cancelled. In the statement, Munawar said that it was a charity show for late Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar’s foundation. He further added that they agreed on not selling the show in the name of charity.
MUNAWAR FARUQUI’S STAND-UP SHOW WAS FOR PUNEETH RAJKUMAR’S FOUNDATION
On Saturday (November 27)Bengaluru Police asked Munawar Faruqui to cancel his stand-up comedy show in Bengaluru’s Good Shepherd auditorium. The police said that there are threats and credible information that the show could create “chaos and disturb public peace and harmony, which may lead to law and order problems.”
Munawar said that hatred has triumphed. He wrote, “Month back, my team called Late Puneeth Rajkumar sir organisation for charity which we will be going to generate from this show in Bangalore! We agreed to not sell the show in the name of charity as suggested by the noble organisation (sic).”
Here’s the post:
Nafrat jeet hai, Artist haar gaya.
Im done! Goodbye! INJUSTICE pic.twitter.com/la4xmaeQ0C
— munawar faruqui (@munawar0018) November 28, 2021