‘YouTube vs TikTok’ has become a full-blown battle between the artists of the two platforms. YouTuber CarryMinati hitting back at TikToker Amir Siddiqui in a video that was set to create records before it was pulled down, became a big talking point. Numerous celebrities had also come out in support of CarryMinati at that time while fans had demanded 'justice'.
Bigg Boss 13 fame Vikas Pathak aka Hindustani Bhau deleted his TikTok account at the same time, and it was assumed that it was to express solidarity with CarryMinati. When asked about it in a recent interview with an entertainment portal, Hindustani Bhau claririfed that his decision was not related to CarryMinati.
He stated the TikTok was a ‘disease', so deleted the app two days ago. He stated that TikTok was another ‘virus’ from China like coronavirus, so he relieved himself from it by ‘killing’ it. Hindustani Bhau also said that TikTok is no longer a platform for entertainment and is being used by netizens to spread ‘wrong messages.’
He claimed that he plans to take all efforts to shut down the platform altogether. He added that anyone who wants to join him in the mission could do so. He. however, he clarified that he won’t be urging his celebrity friends to delete their accounts.
Hindustani Bhau had publicly deleted his TikTok video that had 1.5 million followers in an Instagram video. He had also lashed out at Amir Siddiqui in his typical style.
Moreover, a video of Faizal Siddiqui too had led to outrage after promoting acid attack through it. Hindustani Bhau had fumed at him too. Calls to ban TikTok has also gained traction after Faizal Siddiqui’s video and the netizens have also vented out by reducing its rating to below 2 stars on Play Store.
Meanwhile, Hindustani Bhau made his Twitter debut on Thursday after going off TikTok. He has also been making headlines for helping the needy during the lockdown.
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