While the majority of the Bollywood actors have remained silent on what has been happening in the country, a few have spoken loud & clear from B-Town.
First Assam, then Aligarh and now Delhi, the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) are everywhere. We daily wake up to see the tragic state of the nation and the citizens who are protesting against the laws. There is a rush of violence throughout and countless students have been beaten and shot with pellet guns. While the super influential Bollywood actors have decided to kept mum on this extremely crucial issue and haven’t voiced what they feel, a few have told the world what they strongly feel.
Not to forget, these are the same B-Town actors who have voiced their inner thoughts from time to time on various issues but when it has become of utmost importance, they decided to refrain from speaking on it. Be it for or be it against the situation, it is a personal opinion but even that is not happening and it is quite sad. Let’s see who came out and talked about it with a loud statement!
Parineeti Chopra : Terming it barbaric, Parineeti tweeted,
If this is what’s gonna happen everytime a citizen expresses their view, forget #CAB, we should pass a bill and not call our country a democracy anymore! Beating up innocent human beings for speaking their mind? BARBARIC.
— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) December 17, 2019
Pulkit Samrat : Agreeing with what Parineeti said, Pulkit also called it barbaric!
— Pulkit Samrat (@PulkitSamrat) December 17, 2019
Huma Qureshi : Calling it non-democratic, Huma said that it is an attack on India’s fundamentals.
This is not a democratic process. This is an attack on fundamentals of India An attempt to make India like Nazi Germany . Shame . Who am I … your own conscience will kill you one day . https://t.co/Dswftcaj0q Read . This is called journalism https://t.co/9HCcifNt4k
— Huma S Qureshi (@humasqureshi) December 17, 2019
Sidharth Malhotra : Strongly condemning the whole incident, Sidharth took to Twitter and wrote,
My heart goes out to all the students back home in Delhi. In a democracy like ours, its sad to see violence against citizens for voicing their opinion through peaceful protests. There should be no place for violence of any form & intent in our country. I strongly condemn this act
— Sidharth Malhotra (@SidMalhotra) December 16, 2019
Richa Chadha : The very candid Richa taught the real meaning of empathy and related with being an angry patriot. Here is what she wrote,
Ankur!Thanks but don’t wanna be applauded for something that comes naturally to any human – empathy! This is OUR country, OUR democracy. Have said this before too, I’d rather be an angry patriot than a fake nationalist. For all our sakes, hope the violence ends on ALL sides. https://t.co/MoKSc5yli7
— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) December 16, 2019
Ali Fazal : Ali Fazal also took to Twitter to share his grief and made a remark on how his colleagues have kept mum.
Its funny,i felt hey ali lets play it safe all these years. And now i cant. a lot of my colleagues may not speak up at all.But i pray we all realise there is no job no career above humanity. socho, aur time kam hai toh act fast.irrespective of your political ideologies right now
— Ali Fazal M / میر علی فضل / अली (@alifazal9) December 16, 2019
Anurag Kashyap : The B-Town director, Kashyap even tagged the Prime Minister and Amit Shah in his tweet asking them for explanation.
Dear @narendramodi sir and @AmitShah .. pls watch this .. THERE WAS NO VIOLENCE BY THE STUDENTS BUT LOCAL NETAS.. pls control your IT CELLS, your ABVP, your netas .. and whoever it is . You are the government and you have the power to find the truth. And trolls please STFU https://t.co/cGBC8U9QDv
— Anurag Kashyap (@anuragkashyap72) December 16, 2019
Well, it feels better that at-least a few celebs have spoken about the issue loud & clear!