Indian Spin bowler Harbhajan Singh’s mother has submitted a lawful notice against a alcohol company for operating a commercial in which India skipper MS Dhoni ridicules her boy, as per regional press. Dhoni, advertising a UB Group brand in the advertising, mocks team mate Harbhajan’s catchphrase from a different ads advertising a opponent item.
The spoof also shows a Harbhajan look-alike being slapped, something numerous feel wasn’t in good flavor. Harbhajan’s mom Avtar Kaur has told the agency to apologise through papers and tv channels and remove the ads within 3 days of receiving the lawful notice.UB Group chief Vijay Mallya, on the other hand, has ruled out withdrawing the ads. It wasn’t meant to attack Harbhajan Singh actually. It’s just a spoof between 2 companies,” Mallya, who’s also the head of F1 team Force India, informed the newspaper.
The bowler’s representative said the company rivalry wouldn’t unhealthy the spinner’s relationship with his skipper, indicating their relationship was too strong to be affected by the event.