The Indian social media space has become a battleground for farmers’ protests in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. Several Bollywood celebs such as Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor surrounded the government on the tweet of Rihanna and social activist Greta Thurberg saying how the Modi government is dealing with the protests. He has been accused of wandering the higher powers, while the other three superstars like Shahrukh, Salman and Aamir – are silent. Kisan Protest: Netizens Slam Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar, Ajay Devgan and others along with “India Together”.
However, some of these superstars were not so silent in the less severe environment when it comes to solving the problems of the farmers. An old video of Shahrukh Khan from an event is going viral, when he called farmers as ‘real heroes’.
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The clip is taken from a video covering the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup 2017, which was held on August 6, 2017 at Balewadi Stadium in Pune. While Aamir Khan organized the event, Shah Rukh Khan came as a special guest offering a wide variety of words of encouragement and appreciation to his friends and agricultural warriors. 8 more pics of Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan and other Bollywood stars before Salman Khan and all concerned to all farmers’ in the mud!
Speaking in Hindi, he welcomed the farmers present during the program. Speaking on the eradication of drought, he said, “If you farmer brothers and sisters have not contributed to your efforts to make this idea a reality, it will never go away the way you would in growing grains.” Appreciate the efforts made. ” , But sometimes God or Allah or nature does not provide you with what you need most, which is enough rain. But today you have proved that you can raise a crop of water yourself. Also, you have come together despite being of different castes. , Creeds and beliefs, thus proving that India is united. “
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In 2015, Shah Rukh Khan also reacted strongly when a farmer committed suicide during an AAP rally. He tweeted, “No one ends themselves 2 ends their lives, they do it 2 ends the pain.” ‘Take a moment, the pain doesn’t seem to benefit and stop the blame game! “
See her tweet below:
“Nobody kills themselves 2 end their lives, they do it 2 end the pain.” Take a moment, don’t feel pain for profit and stop playing the blame!
– Shahrukh Khan (@iamsrk) 22 April 2015
It is not just Shahrukh Khan. Even Akshay Kumar, who now accuses protesting farmers of taking sides with the BJP government, was more vocal in addressing farmers’ problems a few years ago. Akshay Kumar’s old video ‘Paisa Vasool’ Hindu customs viral; Twitterati says about the superstar’s double standards after his recent petition for a Ramatir donation drive.
While Bollywood is completely divided in opposition to the laws of farmers, fans of the Khans are now praying that they do not speak at all and attract more controversies towards themselves.
(The above story first appeared on February 05, 2021 10:11 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, the world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website for the latest.)