Filmmakers Apurva Asrani and Hansal Mehta, and actor Dia Mirza have joined the refrain of assist for Kangana Ranaut, who returned to Mumbai on Wednesday to search out parts of her property demolished by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. Kangana’s trade colleagues questioned the motives behind the transfer, as Kangana’s struggle of phrases with the Shiv Sena escalated considerably.
Apurva, who has had public disagreements with Kangana up to now, wrote on Twitter, “Sorry, but this is vindictive, esp under Lockdown. If you disagree with Kangana Ranaut’s statements, please counter her with words. As someone who loves Bombay & who thought her likening it to POK was in poor taste, it seems like the Shiv Sena is hell-bent on proving her right.”
Sorry, however this is vindictive, esp below Lockdown. If you disagree with Kangana Ranaut’s statements, please counter her with phrases. As somebody who loves Bombay & who thought her likening it to POK was in poor style, it looks as if the Shiv Sena is hell-bent on proving her proper. https://t.co/NvlzRONdzm
— Apurva (@Apurvasrani) September 9, 2020
Hansal, who directed Kangana in Simran, wrote, “Questions to BMC after their ‘prompt’ demolition of illegal structures. Can they show equal promptness in clearing illegal parking lots all over Andheri West? Can they show same promptness in fixing roads and filling potholes?”
Questions to BMC after their ‘immediate’ demolition of unlawful buildings. Can they present equal promptness in clearing unlawful parking tons throughout Andheri West? Can they present similar promptness in fixing roads and filling potholes?
— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) September 9, 2020
Dia Mirza wrote that whereas she has disagreed with Kangana’s feedback on numerous points up to now, she stands in assist of her. “Kangana comparing Mumbai to POK is not acceptable. But there is absolutely no doubt that @mybmc moving to suddenly conduct a demolition of areas of her office space is totally questionable. Why now? Why like this? What were you doing all this while if there were irregularities?” she wrote. Dia added, “I don’t agree with many of the things Kangana has said in the last few months. The name calling, the vicious personal attacks on individuals, the vilification of people. At the same time i am not okay with her being subjected to personal attacks.”
I don’t agree with many of the issues Kangana has stated in the previous few months. The identify calling, the vicious private assaults on people, the vilification of individuals. At the identical time i’m not okay with her being subjected to non-public assaults.
— Dia Mirza (@deespeak) September 9, 2020
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Previously, actor-producer Nikhil Dwivedi and actor Renuka Shahane had each expressed comparable sentiments. In a tweet, Nikhil had written, “I don’t support #KanganaRanaut’s often exaggerated & at times even dishonest allegations against the movie industry. I am SUPPORTING her on today’s happenings. What’s being done is WRONG.” Renuka had concurred: “Though I didn’t like @KanganaStaff‘s comment comparing Mumbai to POK I am appalled by the revenge demolition carried out by @mybmc You do not have to stoop so low. @CMOMaharashtra please intervene. There is a pandemic we are dealing with. Do we need this unnecessary drama?”
Kangana was involved in a war of words with Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, in the wake of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s dying. Kangana had stated that she feels unsafe in Mumbai, and had in contrast it to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, a press release that Sanjay Raut condemned. Kangana repeated this sentiment on Wednesday.
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