A number of Indian celebrities from throughout movie industries have reacted to the continued farmers’ protest and the current tweets by worldwide pop singer Rihanna and environmental activist Greta Thunberg.
Taapsee Pannu, who started taking pictures for Looop Lapeta not too long ago, reacted to a tweet that went viral. She wrote, “If one tweet rattles your unity, one joke rattles your religion or one present rattles your spiritual perception then it’s you who has to work on strengthening your worth system not grow to be ‘propaganda trainer’ for others.”
If one tweet rattles your unity, one joke rattles your religion or one present rattles your spiritual perception then it’s you who has to work on strengthening your worth system not grow to be ‘propaganda trainer’ for others.
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) February 4, 2021
Sonakshi Sinha wrote a protracted submit in her Instagram tales, an excerpt of which learn, “The voices raised are in regards to the violation of human rights, suppressions of free web and expression, state propaganda, hate speech and abuse of energy. Journalists are being harassed. Web has been banned. Protesters are being vilified by means of state and media propaganda. Hate speech (desh ke gaddaro ko, goli maro sardaro ko resurfaced) is flourishing. THAT is the difficulty that’s taken international centre stage…. Whereas information and media may have you assume that these are exterior forces attempting to regulate the functioning of our nation, you should keep in mind that these aren’t alien species however fellow people who’re talking up for the rights of different people. To re-iterate, information tonight will attempt to paint an image that ‘exterior forces’ are attempting to meddle within the functioning of our nation. Please don’t give in to that narrative. It’s human, standing up for different people. THAT’S the narrative.”
She mentioned why aren’t we speaking about this. Then we talked about it. Then a press release is issued (dangerous thought, IMHO, now everybody desires to know what the fuss was about) and a slew of carefully-worded ☮️issues comply with. And we’re nonetheless speaking about it…that is what you got here for 🎵 pic.twitter.com/EAeShpNvlU
— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) February 3, 2021
We, being the accountable folks, have to consider who questions and criticise farmer’s protest &it’s supporters. Now we have seen some move of criticism in opposition to supporters of farmer’s protest which proven their stand for the survival of farmers!#WeNeedMSP
— pa.ranjith (@beemji) February 5, 2021
Human rights violations albeit by an elected authorities have to be seen in the identical vein as home violence or little one abuse, and therefore, can by no means be an inner matter.#FarmersProtest
— Siddharth (@Actor_Siddharth) February 4, 2021
— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) February 2, 2021
Truthfully, I don’t assume Rihanna or Greta have something greater than superficial knowledge about Indian farmers. However gotta say it’s hilarious to see actually hundreds of shaky Indian males get mobilized over a tweet, all of the whereas proclaiming how safe they’re of their policymakers 🤦
— Vir Das (@thevirdas) February 3, 2021
— Prakash Raj (@prakashraaj) February 4, 2021
Most of Bollywood goes on on a regular basis life as if the Farmers are invisible … all they appear to care about is being “noticed” in Maldives . People we owe one thing to the women and men who present us the meals we eat ,extra than simply what we pay to buy that meals #FarmersProtest
— অনির Onir اونیر ओनिर (@IamOnir) February 2, 2021
Others who shared comparable posts embrace Richa Chadha, Shibani Dandekar, Siddharth, Swara Bhasker, Vir Das, Prakash Raj, Abhay Deol, Onir, Sushant Singh and Arjun Mathur.
Salman Khan on Thursday additionally expressed his ideas. “The suitable factor ought to be executed. Probably the most right factor ought to be executed. Probably the most noble factor ought to be executed,” he mentioned at Indian Professional Music League in Mumbai.
On Tuesday, Rihanna shared on Twitter a information report on farmers’ protest and the web shutdown in Delhi and wrote, “Why aren’t we speaking about this?” She quickly discovered assist in Greta Thunberg, actor John Cusack, US Vp Kamala Harris’ niece Meena Harris, singers Jay Sean, Dr Zeus, amongst others.
The next day, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs issued a press release slamming overseas people and entities for feedback on the continued farmers’ protest in India. After the MEA assertion, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Lata Mangeshkar, Ekta Kapoor, Karan Johar, Suniel Shetty, Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar amongst others took to social media to share posts with the #IndiaTogether and #IndiaAgainstPropaganda hashtags.