Hank Azaria voices Apu Nahasapeemapetilon

Hank Azaria Willing to Step Down from Apu Role

American voice actor Hank Azaria, has recently announced that he would be wiling to “step aside” from his role voicing Apu Nahasapeemapetilon from The Simpsons. The controversy surrounding the characters was followed by a documentary, The Problem With Apu, by Indian-American comic Hari Kondabolu. He argues that the character of Apu is based too heavily on …

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The Simpsons Address Apu Social Justice Warrior Controversy

The latest episode of the popular, long-running cartoon The Simpsons addressed the controversy surrounding the character of Apu for the first time. Last year, stand-up comic, actor and filmmaker Hari Kondabolu, who is of Indian-American heritage, made a documentary titled “The Problem With Apu”. In that film, he said that the character was founded on …

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