‘Boycott Karan Johar’ Twitter slams Karan Johar & others for ‘promoting’ nepotism

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

16th Jun, 2020. 03:27 pm

Shushant Singh Rajpoot reportedly committed suicide, his death has raised several commendable questions not only in India but in Pakistan as well. Bollywood figures including Sonam Kapoor, Karan Johar, and Alia Bhatt shared condolences for Shushant. However, they are being lashed on the internet as fans criticized them for the following nepotism.

#bycottkarnjohrgangmovie is trending on Twitter.

Netizens lashed out at director-producer Karan Johar for promoting star kids in their films and neglecting outsiders like Shushant. However, he shared condolences for him in a tweet.

“This is heartbreaking….I have such strong memories of the times we have shared …I can’t believe this ….Rest in peace my friend…when the shock subsides only the best memories will remain….Broken heart (sic),”

On the other hand, netizens also mocked Alia Bhatt, they claim Alia is following double-standards. Alia had once said in koffee with Karan show, “Shushant Who?”

On Shushant’s demise, she said that she is totally devastated. “I’m in a deep state of shock. No matter how much I think about it, I don’t have the words. I’m totally devastated. You’ve left us too soon. You will be missed by each and every one of us. My deepest condolences to Sushant’s family, loved ones, and his fans (sic),”

Twitter users mocked her for ‘fake’ condolences.

Not only this, but fans are also sharing a video in which Shahid Kapoor and Shah Rukh Khan were seen making fun of Shushant at an award show.

Sonam Kapoor had also shared prayers for Shushant. But she also criticized people for mocking his ex-girlfriend.


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I hope you find peace

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However, there are some celebrities who came forward to speak on nepotism and in favor of Shushant.

Actress Kangna Ranaut has called out Karan Johar for promoting star-kids only in his films She said, “Woh log chahte hai ki woh itithaas likhe, aur usmein ye likhe ki Sushant kamzor dimaag ka tha. Woh nahi batayenge ki sachai kya hai. Toh humein decide karna hai who will write history? We will decide that,” adding that “Toh yeh suicide thi ya planned murder tha?”

Bollywood artists and other twitter users raised their voice against nepotism.

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