Utsav Chakraborty

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AIB shows child smoking weed in now-deleted meme. Tone-deaf much?

14 Jul 2019

AIB shows child smoking weed in now-deleted meme. Tone-deaf much?

Nearly two months ago, the comedy collective All India Bakchod (AIB) had announced that they would remain "dead for the foreseeable future."

Tanmay says he's suffering from depression, Aditi Mittal lashes out

02 Jul 2019

Tanmay says he's suffering from depression, Aditi Mittal lashes out

Soon after AIB founder Tanmay Bhatt posted a video on Instagram saying how he has "mentally checked out," after "everything that happened in October," stand-up comedian Aditi Mittal lashed out at him.

Tanmay Bhat on tackling depression post #MeToo, says comeback unlikely

30 Jun 2019

Tanmay Bhat on tackling depression post #MeToo, says comeback unlikely

Writer-comedian Tanmay Bhat has been a part of India's comedy scene for a long time now.

Here's what All India Bakchod founders are up to now

24 May 2019

Here's what All India Bakchod founders are up to now

Seven months after the comedy collective went quiet amid a #MeToo storm, All India Bakchod has released a statement.

#MeToo: Feminist-labeled Homegrown's co-founder Varun Patra accused of sexual misconduct

04 Jan 2019

#MeToo: Feminist-labeled Homegrown's co-founder Varun Patra accused of sexual misconduct

An anonymous survivor has accused media company Homegrown's co-founder Varun Patra of sexual assault.

#MeToo: Taxi Fabric co-founder Sanket Avlani accused of sexual misconduct

15 Oct 2018

#MeToo: Taxi Fabric co-founder Sanket Avlani accused of sexual misconduct

With politicians, actors, media persons, comedians, and a host of other people having been accused of sexual harassment, the #MeToo movement in India seems to be nearing full swing.

#MeToo: MAMI removes AIB, Rajat Kapoor's films from its line-up

09 Oct 2018

#MeToo: MAMI removes AIB, Rajat Kapoor's films from its line-up

The Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) announced yesterday that the festival has decided to drop AIB's 'Chintu Ka Birthday' and Rajat Kapoor's 'Kadakh' from its showcase as #MeToo storm gathers speed.

#YoTanmaySoWoke: Tanmay to 'step away' from AIB amid #MeToo allegations

08 Oct 2018

#YoTanmaySoWoke: Tanmay to 'step away' from AIB amid #MeToo allegations

Amid allegations of sexual misconduct against All India Bakchod founders, Tanmay Bhat and Gursimran Khamba, the company announced that Bhat would be "stepping away" from business with immediate effect.

#YoTanmaySoWoke: Dear Tanmay, keep your lousy apology to yourself

05 Oct 2018

#YoTanmaySoWoke: Dear Tanmay, keep your lousy apology to yourself

Yesterday, comedian Utsav Chakraborty was accused of asking sexually explicit images/videos from minors. He then released a rather twisted apology, and blamed it on a 'disorder'.

Woke on streets, predator in sheets: AIB confirms Tanmay knew

05 Oct 2018

Woke on streets, predator in sheets: AIB confirms Tanmay knew

Unless you are free from the vice of social media (congratulations to you then), you would be knowing what happened in the last 24 hours.

AIB comedian Utsav accused of sending sexually-explicit messages to minors

04 Oct 2018

AIB comedian Utsav accused of sending sexually-explicit messages to minors

While Nana Patekar's sexual harassment story is still doing rounds, another similar story has surfaced.