Advertisement

Roshan Abbas to SRK: Say something, you’re from Jamia too

Advertisement

Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Radio jockey and actor Roshan Abbas has questioned the silence of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan over the violence against students of Jamia Milia Islamia in Delhi.

Abbas on Tuesday took to Twitter and asked him who has made him quiet.

“Say something @iamsrk you are from Jamia too. Who has made you so quiet? #IStandWithJamiaMilliaStudents,” Abbas tweeted.

Advertisement

A string of Bollywood celebrities including Rajkummar Rao, Taapsee Pannu, Alankrita Shrivastava, Richa Chadha, Anubhav Sinha, Anurag Kashyap and Parineeti Chopra have posted opinions all through Monday on the amended Citizenship Act (CAA) and the countrywide tension it has unleashed, which was triggered off after Sunday’s protests at Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia University.

However, Bollywood bigwigs like Amitabh Bachchan, SRK, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan have not taken a stand yet. Akshay Kumar liked a tweet related to Jamia and then came out to say he had done so by mistake, thereby drawing widespread flak on social media.

Advertisement

Abbas’s tweet comes in the wake of severe protests against CAA, which continues in different parts of the country including Delhi, Assam, Hyderabad, Aligarh and Kolkata.

The contentious Act, passed in the winter session of Parliament seeks to grant Indian citizenship to refugees from Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Parsi and Christian communities coming from neighbouring countries like Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.

Advertisement

–IANS

dc/vnc

Advertisement

RELATED POSTS

Advertisement

UPDATES

Bollywood lyricist Yogesh passes away at 77

Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood lyricist Yogesh passed away in Mumbai on Friday. He was 77.Playback legend Lata Mangeshkar paid homage to the...

Apurva Asrani, partner pretended to be cousins for 13 yrs to rent a home

"Aligarh" writer Apurva Asrani and his partner Siddhant pretended to be cousins for 13 years, so that they could rent a home in Mumbai...

Siddharth Roy Kapur on Bollywoodfilm industry’s plans to restart post pandemic

Bollywood producer Siddharth Roy Kapur says it is important to take baby steps while restarting the entertainment industry once the lockdown is over. Post pandemic,...

Radhika Madan goes in self-quarantine after returning to Delhi

Actress Radhika Madan, who flew back home to Delhi recently from Mumbai, a few days ago, is currently practising self-quarantine at least for 14...

Anuj Kohli distributes masks, sanitisers to underprivileged in Capital

Actor Anuj Kohli recently distributed masks and sanitisers to the underprivileged in Ashok Vihar here. Anuj collaborated with nutritionist...
Advertisement
Advertisement