Jabardasth Comedy Show and Pataas have become widely watched programs on Telugu TV channels. The two shows have high TRP ratings and are most viewed. Audiences are addicted to these standup comedy shows that they have started viewing them on mobiles also. However, there is also criticism that vulgar and double-meaning dialogues are being used to evoke fun Jabardasth skits.
Anchor Ravi and Srimukhi are also faced criticism for their intimacy and over the top jokes in Pataas show. A complaint has been filed in Balanagar police station against these two shows in this regard.
According to reports, a complainant is raised from censor board member Nandanam Diwakar. He charged that these shows are spoiling youth. It is a pity that family viewers are watching and enjoying this kind of cheap comic stuff with highly insensitive and abusive content. Diwakar also accused Roja for being an MLA and encouraging contestants to abuse women in the show.