Veteran actress and Rajya Sabha MP Jaya Bachchan pulled up those who are tarnishing the image of Bollywood while speaking in the Upper House on Tuesday (15 September). In ‘Sholay’ the actress said that people working in the entertainment industry are being ‘instigated’ by social media. He said that the film industry brings fame and recognition in the country and the government should provide security and stop the failure faced by the actors working in Bollywood.
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Sonam Kapoor last appeared in ‘The Zoya Factor’, supporting Jaya Bachchan on Twitter. She retweeted the video shared by director Anubhav Sinha and said that she wants to be like Bachchan when she grows him up.
The “Veere Di Wedding” actress wrote on the micro-blogging site, “When I grow up, I want to be her.” Check out her tweet!
Many other celebs including Farhan Akhtar, Nagma, Taapsee Pannu appreciated Jai Bachchan for his speech.
Farhan Akhtar tweeted, “Respect. He always counts when talked about.”
BJP MP and Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan raised the issue of alleged drug addiction in Bollywood during the investigation into the case of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. The actor had alleged a ‘conspiracy’ by China and Pakistan to destroy India’s youth and said that the government should take stern action against those involved in drug trafficking.
Without a name, Jaya Bachchan took an indirect jib at Ravi Kishan and Kangana Ranaut to tarnish the image of the industry, which gave her ‘name and fame’.
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Former actress and Congress leader Nagma came out on Twitter in support of Jaya Bachchan.
“I stand with Jaya Bachchan because Kangana Ranaut said that Bollywood is a gutter, so Jaiji said that Jesus says in thali we don’t get rid of us and people who earn a name here don’t spoil Bollywood’s name because of drugs He escaped. Nagma wrote that comment if he did the naming.
Jaya Bachchan served a zero-hour notice in the Rajya Sabha to raise the issue of ‘alleged conspiracy’ to discredit the Hindi film industry.
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