Vivek Agnihotri commented on the Maharashtra political disaster and remembered how Mumbai police, as he claimed, had threatened him in 2020 for his tweets on Palghar lynching and Covid mismanagement.
Movie director Vivek Agnihotri on Thursday slammed Bollywood actors Swara Bhasker and Simi Garewal for supporting Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray amid the continued political disaster in Maharashtra. “Bollywood’s model ambassadors had been appointed for full 5 years. They’ve job to do,” the director of The Kashmir Recordsdata tweeted. Additionally Learn: ‘S***present’: Swara Bhasker on Maharashtra turmoil; Simi Garewal praises Uddhav
In a number of tweets, Agnihotri commented on the disaster as he wrote, ‘God watches genocide-deniers’, ‘sabka time ata hai‘ and so forth. On the video of Uddhav Thackeray leaving the CM’s residence on Wednesday, Agnihotri tweeted ‘Hum dekhenge‘ — the well-known poem of Faiz.
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On Wednesday, Vivek Agnihotri recounted an incident of 2020 when, as he claimed, he was intimidated and threatened as a result of he “wrote in opposition to the Palghar lynching of Sadhus and in opposition to the mismanagement of Covid”.
“Uddhav Thackeray had despatched Mumbai Police to my home to intimidate and threaten me for tweeting on Palghar Sadhus killings. That day I had taken a pledge. FINALLY…,” Vivek Agnihotri tweeted.
The disaster in Maharashtra drew reactions from some Bollywood personalities together with Swara Bhasker, Simi Garewal, Gauhar Khan, Atul Kasbekar. Whereas Swara Bhasker questioned the necessity for electing a authorities, Simi Garewal mentioned Uddhav Thackeray has no greed for energy and performs no ‘wily political video games’. Actor Gauhar Khan mentioned Uddhav Thackeray set the ‘finest instance of unity, tolerance, inclusiveness and progress’ and that Maharashtra had one of the best Covid administration. Photographer and producer Atuk Kasbekar too praised Uddhav and mentioned it might be a pity and travesty for Maharashtra if Uddhav is eliminated on this method, “Objectively talking #UddhavThackarey has been an excellent CM for my state n metropolis. No matter one’s political affiliations, this needs to be clearly apparent, grudgingly or in any other case,” he tweeted.
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