- "I'm in shock with this over reaction," wrote Sonam Kapoor on Twitter
- The video shared by Tanmay imagines a conversation between Sachin, Lataji
- The video was shared on Facebook on May 26
Sonam feels that Mr Bhat's video has been misinterpreted. She posted a series of tweets on Tuesday:
Don't you guys think there are issues that are more important than @thetanmay snapchat jokes??? I'm in shock with this over reaction!— Sonam Kapoor (@sonamakapoor) May 31, 2016
Bollywood celebrities like Anupam Kher, Subhash Ghai, Riteish Deshmukh and Satish Kaushik have strongly condemned the video on Twitter.
Dirtiest ugliest joke by Tanmay on icons-big shame n punishable.He claims-I wud walk naked in public -don't look at me if u don't like it.— Subhash Ghai (@SubhashGhai1) May 31, 2016
Am absolutely shocked. Disrespect is not cool and neither is it funny. https://t.co/ymYPi9hxuv— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) May 28, 2016
Police complaints have been filed against Mr Bhat by Maharashtra's ruling BJP and also Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS).
The video, which was made on Snapchat and shared on Facebook on May 26, was titled: 'Sachin vs Lata Civil War.' It went viral on social media and triggered widespread outrage.