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31st-Oct-2017

What Twinkle Khanna has to say about Akshay- Mallika controversy

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Twinkle Khanna on Sunday took a stand for her husband Akshay Kumar after he was slammed by comedienne Mallika Dua for a remark aimed at her during a shoot, saying that the actors humour was taken out of context. “I would like to address the controversy on the sets of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. The show has a bell which the judges ring after a contestant’s exceptional performance and (when) Dua went forward to ring the bell, Kumar said, ‘Mallika ji aap bell bajao main aap ko bajata hun (You ring the bell, I will bang you),” Twinkle wrote on Twitter. “A pun on the words and actions related to ringing the bell. It's a colloquial phrase that both men and women use -- for instance, ‘I am going to bajao him/her’ or ‘I got bajaoed,’ all without sexist connotations.