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Updated: September 15, 2020 2:37:03 pm
Filmmakers like Farhan Akhtar, Anubhav Sinha and actors Taapsee Pannu, Sonam Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut have reacted to Bollywood veteran and Samajwadi Party member Jaya Bachchan’s speech in the Rajya Sabha. Jaya on Tuesday slammed Ravi Kishan over his feedback about the consumption of medicine by members of the leisure business.
Taapsee Pannu tweeted, “For we have always stood by the initiatives, causes and awareness campaigns. It’s time for payback. Hitting the nail on its head and how ! 👏🏼 yet again a woman from the industry spoke up. #Respect.” While Farhan Akhtar wrote, “Respect. She has always stood up to be counted when it mattered. #JayaBachchan,” Sonam Kapoor tweeted, “I want to be her when I grow up.”
For we’ve at all times stood by the initiatives, causes and consciousness campaigns. It’s time for payback. Hitting the nail on its head and the way ! 👏🏼 but once more a girl from the business spoke up 🙏🏼 #Respect https://t.co/CVz1cTlCNw
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) September 15, 2020
Jaya ji would you say the same thing if in my place it was your daughter Shweta crushed, drugged and molested as a teenage, would you say the same thing if Abhieshek complained about bullying and harassment consistently and located hanging at some point? Show compassion for us additionally 🙏 https://t.co/gazngMu2bA
— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaGroup) September 15, 2020
Kangana Ranaut, who has been vocal about the difficulty of drug abuse in the movie business, wrote on Twitter, “Jaya ji would you say the same thing if in my place it was your daughter Shweta beaten, drugged and molested as a teenage, would you say the same thing if Abhieshek complained about bullying and harassment constantly and found hanging one day? Show compassion for us also 🙏”
During the monsoon session of Parliament on Tuesday, Jaya Bachchan got here down closely on fellow actor-turned-politician Ravi Kishan over his feedback on the use of medicine in the movie business.
“I was really embarrassed and ashamed that yesterday (September 14) one of our members in the Lok Sabha, who is from the industry, spoke. I am not taking names. It is a shame,” Jaya mentioned.
Adding that the leisure business has at all times come ahead with a serving to hand throughout nationwide disaster, Jaya Bachchan urged the authorities to lend help to the fraternity. “People who have made a name in this industry have called it a gutter. I completely disagree and I really disassociate. At a time when the financial situation is in a depressing state and employment rate at the worst levels, in order to divert the attention of people, we are being flogged by social media and there is no support from the government.”
The Bollywood veteran added, “I think it is very very important that the government must support this industry and not kill it. Just because there are few people, you cannot tarnish the image of the entire industry.”
Just as a result of there are some individuals, you can’t tarnish the picture of the whole business. I’m ashamed that yesterday one in every of our members in Lok Sabha, who’s from the movie business, spoke towards it. It is a disgrace: Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan in Rajya Sabha https://t.co/cSvxi5dioc
— ANI (@ANI) September 15, 2020
Ravi Kishan had in his Lok Sabha speech on Monday, referred to the ongoing Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) investigation in the Sushant Singh Rajput loss of life case.
Kishan mentioned in Parliament, “Drug addiction is in the film industry too. Several people have been apprehended. The NCB has been doing very good work. I urge the central government to take strict action against the culprits soon. Give them a befitting punishment and bring an end to this conspiracy by neighbouring countries.”
Following Jaya’s scathing assault, Ravi Kishan instructed ANI, “I expected Jaya ji to support what I said. Not everyone in the industry consumes drugs but those who do are part of a plan to finish the world’s largest film industry. When Jaya ji & I joined, situation was not like this but now we need to protect the industry.”
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