Shashi Tharoor-Vivek Agnihotri battle over The Kashmir Files ban in Singapore, Anupam Kher says ‘show sensitivity for Sunanda’s sake’

MD Merajul IslamMay 10, 2022

The Kashmir Files director Vivek Agnihotri received in a spat with politician Shashi Tharoor after the previous’s movie was banned in Singapore. Tharoor took to Twitter to share an article speaking concerning the ban and wrote, “Movie promoted by India’s ruling celebration, #KashmirFiles, banned in Singapore.”

Quickly after Tharoor’s tweet, Agnihotri tweeted and known as Singapore the ‘most regressive censor on the planet’. He wrote, “Pricey fopdoodle, gnashnab @ShashiTharoor, FYI, Singapore is most regressive censor on the planet.”

He additional wrote that the nation even banned The Final Temptations of Jesus Christ and talked about that Tharoor ought to ask him ‘madam’, about the identical. “It even banned The Final Temptations of Jesus Christ (ask your madam). Even a romantic movie known as #TheLeelaHotelFiles will likely be banned. Pl cease making enjoyable of Kashmiri Hindu Genocide,” he wrote.

In one other tweet, Agnihotri requested if late Sunanda Pushkar, Tharoor’s spouse, was a Kashmiri Hindu. He additional wrote that Tharoor ought to delete the tweet and apologise to Sunanda’s soul. “Hey @ShashiTharoor, Is that this true that Late Sunanda Pushkar was a Kashmiri Hindu? Is the enclosed SS true? If sure, then in Hindu custom, to respect the lifeless, you should delete your tweet and apologise to her soul,” he wrote.

Anupam Kher, who performed the lead function within the movie, additionally chimed in and tweeted, “Pricey @ShashiTharoor! Your callousness in the direction of #KashmiriHindus genocide is tragic. If nothing else no less than for #Sunanda’s sake who was a Kashmiri herself you must present some sensitivity in the direction of #KashmiriPandits & not really feel victorious a couple of nation banning #TheKashmirFiles! ?”.

The Singapore authorities earlier instructed Channel Information Asia that The Kashmir Recordsdata has been banned as a result of its “provocative and one-sided portrayal of Muslims and the depictions of Hindus being persecuted within the on-going battle in Kashmir.” “These representations have the potential to trigger enmity between completely different communities, and disrupt social cohesion and non secular concord in our multiracial and multi-religious society,” they stated.


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