Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Thursday expressed his disappointment after actor Richa Chadha mocked the Indian Military by referring to Galwan the place 20 troopers have been killed in a violent conflict throughout a border stand-off with the Chinese language PLA in 2020.
Chadha’s controversial tweet got here after a Twitter consumer shared a quote from a prime military normal who stated the Indian Military was absolutely ready to take again PoK (Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir).
Reacting to this, Richa Chadha in a tweet stated: “Galwan says hello.” Her assertion didn’t go down nicely with many celebrities who made their disappointment identified.
Akshay Kumar stated that he was harm to see the tweet and that nothing ever ought to make the folks ungrateful in direction of the nation’s armed forces.
“Hurts to see this. Nothing ever ought to make us ungrateful in direction of our armed forces. Woh hain toh aaj hum hain,” he stated.
Effectively-known lyricist, poet, and screenwriter Manoj Muntashir additionally slammed the actor for her remark and stated he was ashamed to be a part of the business the place ‘such abominable considering takes shelter.
“As soon as used to proudly say that I work within the Hindi movie business, right this moment I really feel ashamed that I’m part of that business the place such abominable considering takes shelter. Pricey Bollywood, if you cannot boycott such traitors, then do not complain once more about your being boycotted,” he stated.
After dealing with backlash, Chadha apologised and stated that it will sadden her if even unintentionally her “phrases have triggered this sense (harm) in my brothers within the Fauj”.
On Tuesday, Northern Military Commander Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi whereas responding to a query stated: “So far as the Indian Military is anxious, it’s going to perform any order given by the Authorities of India. Each time such orders are given, we are going to all the time be prepared for it.”