More than the offensive jokes spewed at the AIB Roast, what's probably trended more is Aamir Khan's controversial opinion about it.
Calling it 'violent' and 'abusive', the "PK" actor has made headlines for all wrong reasons. Known as Mr. Perfectionist and also the thinking star of the Hindi film industry, Aamir has clearly treaded into troubled waters with his remark.
After social media went against his stand on the show, popular stand-up comic Russell Peters lashed out at the actor for having made such comments. "Seriously, who is he, the so-called artist, to say that he found it violent and that AIB and rest involved should have been responsible? He did not even see it! Someone please ask him to shut up and take care of his own business," Hindustan Times quoted him as saying.
He was so enraged with Aamir's point of view on the controversial show, that he went on to add how the actor wasn't a real artist and mouthed lines written by someone else. The comedian, who performed on 14 February in the national capital, said Tanmay Bhatt and Gursimran Khamba (founders of All India Bakchod) should be proud of their work.
"I don't know if they even understand what it is. It is a roast, where you put someone stage and say the most honest things, in the most brutal, nastiest manner. And in return, they do the same to you. And it's not the type of comedy where you go behind someone's back and stab them. It's honest, it's in your face," he pointed out.
Russell, who was visibly miffed with the actor's comments, opined how confused Indians were about the issues they get angry on. Talking about politicians and their incessant lies, he questioned how no one ever gets this irked with the people in power deceiving commoners day after day.