Mumbai: The makers of The Kapil Sharma Show have refuted rumours that politician and TV personality Navjot Singh Sidhu has quit the comedy show.
The makers were referring to reports which stated that Sidhu has quite the popular comedy show, hosted by popular stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma, in the light of the forthcoming Punjab Assembly polls.
The 52-year-old cricketer-turned-politician has launched a non-political front, Awaaz-e-Punjab. Prior to that, he had resigned from the BJP and quit his Rajya Sabha membership on July 18.
Sidhu’s wife has reportedly said in an interview that he will now completely focus on Punjab politics and that he has recorded all the shows till September 30.
This fuelled rumours of his exit from the show. Preeti Simoes, creative head of K9 Productions (Kapil Sharma’s production company), said in a statement that, “There is no notice served by Navjot Sidhu to Sony Entertainment Television. A reaction on this issue is unnecessary. All propaganda that he’s leaving is false.”