- Bigg Boss schooled Jaan Kumar Sanu for his remark
- Jaan Kumar Sanu apologised on Wednesday's episode
- "Mai iss baat ke liye bahut sincerely sorry kehna chahunga," said Jaan
Singer Jaan Kumar Sanu, who was on the receiving end of major flak for his recent comment about the Marathi language during an episode of Bigg Boss 14, apologised to Bigg Boss and the Marathi speaking community on Wednesday's episode. Jaan was called to the confession room by Bigg Boss and was schooled about the rules of the game and was told that in the show, everyone is equal and nobody is allowed to comment or say anything against any community or religion. Jaan, on Tuesday's episode had asked fellow contestant Nikki Tamboli not to speak with him in Marathi.
He apologised for his stance and said, "Namaste! Mera naam Jaan Kumar Sanu hai aur maine kuch dino pehle, anjaane mein hi sahi, ek galti ki thi, jis se Marathi logon ko aur unke sentiments ko these pahunchi hai. Mai iss baat ke liye bahut sincerely sorry kehna chahunga. Agar mere intentions galat aye hain apke samne, toh mai uske liye tahe dil se maafi mangna chahunga. Mera bilkul bhi intention nhi tha kia aap logo ko thes pahuchau. I am really sorry," said Jaan Kumar Sanu.
Colors TV, on which the TV reality show hosted by Salman Khan airs, shared a video of the singer apologising for his comment. "Jaan Kumar Sanu apologies for his remarks in relation to Marathi language made on the Bigg Boss episode aired on Tuesday, 27th October," read the caption on the post.
On Wednesday evening, an apology note was shared by the official Twitter handle of Colors TV, which read, "We at Colors apologise for the remarks in relation to Marathi language made on Bigg Boss episode aired on Tuesday 27th October. We had no intentions of hurting sentiments of the people of Maharashtra."
On Tuesday's episode of Bigg Boss 14, Jaan Kumar Sanu told actress Nikki Tamboli said that if she wishes to speak with him, then she shouldn't speak in Marathi."Marathi mei mat baat kar, mere saamne mat baat kar, merko chidh hoti hai. Sunaauga terko, mere saamne Marathi mei mat baat kar. Dum hai toh Hindi mei bol warna mat baat kar, chid machti hai merko (Don't speak in Marathi in front of me, it annoys me. Speak in Hindi)," said Jaan Kumar Sanu.