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AIB Knockout – 'Knocked Down!'

India’s favourite stand-up comedy collective, AlB, had to pull down their #AIBKnockout video because of the whole controversy surrounding it. It was removed from YouTube after the Maharashtra government said it would investigate the show for obscenity.

Online chatter was divided in opinion over whether the roast was overly rude or plain funny, with for and against trends on Twitter.

Celebrities and several politicians reacted to the video on social media.

AIB explains that they took the video off not because of 'a 3 am phone call or a morcha at our front door or a gunman on a grassy knoll' but because people who had supported the group had been 'put in a position where things could get deeply unpleasant for them'.

 

Here’s what celebrities have to say: