Indian TikTok sensation Faizal Siddiqui’s account on the video-sharing platform was banned after he blatanly ‘glorified’ acid assaults in a clip uploaded just lately.
The famed TikToker’s account was revoked “as a consequence of a number of neighborhood pointers violations.”
Siddiqui, who boasts a following of 13 million individuals on the social media app, got here beneath fireplace after he enacted a scene whereby he throws a liquid on a woman’s face for betraying him.
Later, the woman might be seen projecting a disfigured face after the acid try mimicked by Siddiqui.
Earlier than throwing the liquid onto the woman’s face, he mouths the dialogue, “Tumhe usne chhorr diya jiske liye tumne mujhe chhorra tha? (The man you left me for, has left you?”)
Hundreds took to their social media handles to sentence the horrific glorification of acid assaults made on ladies.
Acid assault survivor Laxmi Agarwal took to Instagram, the place she shared the video and lashed out at Siddiqui.
Filmmaker and actress Pooja Bhatt took to Twitter calling the video wicked.
“What on earth is flawed with individuals? That is wicked. How will you permit this sort of content material in your platform @TikTok_IN This man must be taken to activity. As for the girl within the video – do you realise what immense hurt you might be inflicting by collaborating on this?” she wrote.
Actress Swara Bhasker tweeted, “Hey @TikTok_IN why and the way are you permitting this sort of content material -which is SO clearly celebrating and selling aggression and violence in opposition to ladies, and perpetrating false misogynistic stereotypes -to be revealed & considered freely in your platform??? #Disgrace.”