B-City Celebs Appalled Over Sanjay Leela Bhansali Assault
Bollywood celebrities together with Priyanka Chopra, Mahesh Bhatt and Anurag Kashyap are appalled after ace filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali was attacked on the units of his upcoming movie “Padmavati” in Jaipur.
Activists of a Rajput organisation, Shree Rajput Karni Sena, assaulted Bhansali, on Friday, slapped him and tore up his shirt.
The protesters additionally misbehaved with the crew and criticised the famed director for “distorting” historical past. Bhansali was capturing some scenes of “Padmavati” in Jaigarh Fort when the assault was reported, the police stated.
They broken cameras and different gear, forcing Bhansali to cease capturing.
As information of the assault broke, celebrities took to social media to specific their anger and shock.
Priyanka Chopra: It’s appalling to listen to what occurred to Sanjay Leela Bhansali. I’m so saddened. Violence shouldn’t be what our forefathers taught us.
Farhan Akhtar: My fellow movie folks, if we don’t unite now towards these recurring incidents of bullying, it’s going to get a lot worse. I stand by Bhansali. When you don’t like what he’s making, don’t watch his movie. What’s with the violence?? Other than a vulgar show of self righteousness…I’m ready to see how many individuals are punished for what they’ve executed to Bhansali and his crew. There’s sufficient proof.
Anurag Kashyap: Can as soon as the entire movie trade come collectively and take a stand, and refuse to be a pony that every one b******t and b************s journey on?? On the similar time Disgrace on you Karni Sena, you make me really feel ashamed to be a Rajput.. bloody spineless cowards. Hindu extremists have stepped out of twitter into the actual world now and Hindu terrorism is just not a fantasy anymore.
Ashutosh Gowariker: Stunning! Appalling!! Desparing!!! And nonetheless, we will not cease making what we need to!! Sanjay keep robust! I’m with you! Padmavati.
Shabana Azmi: Movie business should stand as one and do no matter it takes to make sure that the reprehensible assault on Bhansali turns into a flash level for ‘goondagiri’ to cease.
Mahesh Bhatt: You don’t beat an concept by beating an individual. You beat an thought by beating an thought. This politics of violence is chilling free speech. Elevate your voice! Not solely do I respect the proper and the ability of free speech of my very own tribe, I additionally respect that very same energy within the palms of these I despise.
Sudhir Mishra: Our dignity has been violated. All the movie trade should stand with Sanjay and demand that each member of this goon squad must be arrested!
Karan Johar: I’m appalled at what has occurred with Bhansali….that is the time for all of us as an trade to face by our folks and fraternity!! Ideas of what has transpired with Bhansali right now are simply not leaving me!! Feeling helpless and offended! This can’t be our future!
Rishi Kapoor: How do you are taking justice in your fingers with out figuring out what the information are. Shameful! A lot for Karni Sena’s status. With you Sanjay!
Anubhav Sinha: When Energy tries to manage Artwork, there’s something proper with Artwork and there’s one thing unsuitable with energy Bhansali.
Hrithik Roshan: Bhansali, Sir. I stand with you. That is so infuriating!
Boman Irani: Disturbed and saddened at what occurred to Bhansali. Inaction will solely embolden others…And that’s Anarchy.
Alia Bhatt: What occurred on the units of ‘Padmavati’ is ridiculous. There may be such a factor as inventive freedom and cinematic license.
Vivek Singh of Karni Sena had on Friday advised IANS: “We had earlier requested him (Bhansali) to point out us the script which he didn’t do. We’re in opposition to distorting of historic information and we all know that he has distorted historic details.”
Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor starrer “Padmavati” tells the story of Alauddin Khilji, the medieval-era Delhi ruler, who fell in love with Rajput queen Padmavati.