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Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli blasts Ajay Devgn for casting Alok Nath in De De Pyaar De; accuses him to be 'intoxicated with power'

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 18 April 2019, 02:06 PM
Kangana sister Rangoli blasts Ajay Devgn; calls him 'intoxicated with power'
Kangana sister Rangoli blasts Ajay Devgn; calls him 'intoxicated with power'

Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli has sided Tanushree Dutta who recently bashed Ajay Devgn for starring former rape accused Alok Nath in his upcoming movie De De Pyaar De through an open letter.

Rangoli took to twitter to share an open letter written by Tanushree Dutta yesterday, in which she had called Ajay Devgn and the makers of De De Pyaar De 'hypocrite’ for working with Alok Nath.

Rangoli wrote on Twitter, "It is because of these men our country is a black spot on world map as far as crimes against women are concerned, shame on you Bollywood for mocking #MeToo."

In a series of tweets, Rangoli further wrote, "These men are so intoxicated with power and money, they are teasing the movement by supporting fellow harassers and slyly mocking the victims, also shamelessly defending their actions with lame excuses and all those who are enjoying the sweetness of silence just because it is happening to somebody else’s daughter shall know the world is round and everything comes around."

On Wednesday, Tanushree in an statement said, "Tinsel town is full of liars, show-offs and spineless hypocrites. And it seems by a large public consensus that the signpost is pointing currently at Ajay Devgn."

Tanushree added, "It was possible to re-shoot Alok Nath’s scenes once the allegations against him were made public, but no, they had to keep the alleged rapist in their film and rub it on not only accuser Vinta Nanda's but on all our faces."

Tanushree Dutt's allegation of sexual misconduct against veteran actor Nana Patekar ushered in the global #MeToo movement to India in 2018. Her accusations opened the floodgates for more such claims, spanning the entertainment and media industries. many noted filmakers, media personalities came under the public ire after allegations were made agaist them.

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, Ajay had expressed his support on social media, and added that he wouldn’t work with anyone who has been accused of any wrongdoing in the future. “I’m disturbed by all the happenings with regards to #MeToo. My company and I believe in providing women with utmost respect and safety. If anyone has wronged even a single woman, neither ADF nor I will stand for it,” he had written on Twitter.

He told PTI later that while some of the names that were mentioned did shock him, “I can’t be judgmental completely till somebody proves someone guilty or not.”

Rangoli has recently been on a celeb bashing spree. In another series of tweets directed towards Alia Bhatt's mother Soni Razdan, she said, "Dear Soni ji, Mahesh Bhatt never gave her a break, Anurag Basu did, Mahesh Bhatt ji works as a creative director in his brothers production house". 

She than accused Mahesh Bhatt of allegedly throwing  a 'chappal' on her on the premiere night of Wo Lamhe and didn’t allow her to see her own film, when shw was 19 years old, all because she refused to play the role of a suicide bomber in a film written by the filmmaker.

First Published: Thursday, April 18, 2019 01:45 PM
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