Shocking! Protester offers Rs 5 crore to kill Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Kill Deepika Padukone: A Meerut-based Thakur leader offered Rs 5 crore to anyone who beheads or kills Padmavati director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actress Deepika Padukone.
Thakur Abhishek Som, national president of Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Yuva Mahasabha said, “Anyone who brings the head of Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Deepika Padukone will be rewarded with Rs 5 crore. Rani Ma Padmavati had sacrificed her life with 12,000 other women in mass immolation (Jauhar), and Bhansali has raised a question on her courage by showing her in a bad light in his film. This is unacceptable. Either both of them should leave the country or get ready to be beheaded.”
The Thakur leader’s bizarre announcement came a day after UP principal secretary (home) Arvind Kumar wrote a letter to the Union information and broadcasting ministry that if the film is released in its current version, it may lead to a law and order situation in the civic polls- bound state. Som added that if no one beheads Bhansali and Padukone, he will do it personally.
At the Reebok Fit To Fight Awards 2017, Kangana Ranaut highlighted how fighting is a survival instinct. She said, “Fighting is obviously the survival instinct. It is survival of the fittest. It is not something that people are not familiar with. So, till the person is alive, our hearts also have to fight in order to beat, and you know what happens when that fight is over, the person dies, so fighting is important.”
After which the media questioned Kangana on her recent statement regarding supporting Deepika Padukone but not signing the ‘Deepika Bachao’ petition by Shabana Azmi. Kangana expressed that in such times everybody needs to stick together and support the colleagues whether individually or together. She said, “Whatever is happening around us, we all need to stick together. Whether individually or together if we can do something to support our colleagues, we should. Our full support is with our colleagues.”
Kangana also put across her thoughts about the threats that Padmavati star Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Leela Bhansali have received. The Simran actor condemned the act of threatening anyone while talking about it, she also shared a page from her sister Rangoli’s life, when she fell prey to an acid attack.
She said, “I condemn it. It is extremely wrong but it should not surprise people because like everyone knows that a man threw acid on my sister when she was in school or now that I am in a professional environment, a superstar tries to put me in jail. So, this is common in our society. So, you want to attack an individual or chauvinism, patriarchy or our orthodox thinking? We should attack these things. We can call out individuals. We can say that they are wrong and this is not restricted to men, even women are a part of this. We have to attack the mindset, and we will do that. We are doing it whether it is through our work, speech or our films. That’s why films are a very important medium. So, to say that one should not be sentimental about it (movies) is also wrong because if we can reach out to people it is through films.” Kill Deepika Padukone