Bollywood actors Richa Chadha, Taapsee Pannu and Sonam Kapoor took to Twitter to share the explosive speech by actor and Rajya Sabha member of Parliament Jaya Bachchan as she demanded the help of the federal government in opposition to vilification of Bollywood. She additionally slammed the feedback of Kangana Ranaut and BJP member of Parliament and fellow actor Ravi Kishan.
Not mincing her phrases, Richa wrote on Twitter: “Mrs Jaya Bachchan started her career with legend Satyajit Ray and then went on to redefine Hindi cinema. Watch this to see the face of fearlessness. The ‘agents’ and khurchans participating in the deliberate vilification of Bollywood will self-destruct like bhasmasurs. #respect.”
Mrs. Jaya Bachchan began her profession with legend Satyajit Ray after which went on to redefine Hindi cinema. Watch this to see the face of fearlessness. The ‘brokers’ and khurchans collaborating within the deliberate vilification of Bollywood will self-destruct like bhasmasurs. #respect https://t.co/mZ5pYZGMWu
— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) September 15, 2020
Taapsee Pannu too shared the speech and wrote: “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.”
For we’ve all the time 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 lady from the trade spoke up 🙏🏼 #Respect https://t.co/CVz1cTlCNw
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) September 15, 2020
Sonam Kapoor shared the speech and wrote: “I want to be her when I grow up..”
I want to be her when I grow up.. https://t.co/gXMBGu1ifA
— Sonam Okay Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) September 15, 2020
Prior to that, director Anurag Kashyap, wrote in Hindi, “Jayaji ko sadar pranam karta hoon. Jinko pata nahi wo dekh lein, Reed ki haddi aisee dikhti hai (I pay my respect to Jayaji. Those who do not know must watch this. This is what a spine looks like).”
In her speech, earlier within the day, within the higher home (Rajya Sabha) of the parliament, Jaya ripped by way of current statements made by Kangana and Ravi. She stated that the movie trade was being defamed and slammed these from the leisure trade indulging in it, saying they chunk the arms that feed them.
Through a zero hour point out in Rajya Sabha, Jaya stated the leisure trade was being flogged by social media and requested the federal government to shield and help it. Without taking names, she stated she fully disagreed with those that known as the leisure trade a “gutter”. “People who have made a name in this industry have called it a gutter. I completely disagree and I really disassociate,” she stated.
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In a reference to Ravi Kishan’s assertion in Lok Sabha on the alleged Bollywood drug cartel, Jaya stated she was “really embarrassed and ashamed”. “Jis thali mein khate hai usme chhed karte hai. Galat baat hai,” she stated referring to a well-liked Hindi proverb which means to chunk the arms that feed you.
“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,” she had continued.
(With PTI inputs)
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