Javed Akhtar takes a dig at information channels for ignoring farmers’ protests: ‘If Karan Johar had invited… – Hindustan Instances

Javed Akhtar took a dig at information channels prioritising Bollywood’s alleged drug hyperlinks over the farmers’ protests of their protection. The lyricist sarcastically remarked that if Karan Johar had invited farmers to his social gathering, ‘life would have been simpler’ for the channels, as they’d not have to decide on between Bollywood and the farmers’ protests.

“If Karan johar had invited some farmers too for his social gathering life would have been simpler for our TV channels.They’d not have had to decide on between farmers protest and Karan’s social gathering!. plainly Karan’s do is the second most favorite PARTY of our channels,” he wrote.


On Friday, greater than 200 farmers’ teams throughout the nation blocked roads and organised rallies in protest towards three controversial farm payments handed within the monsoon session of the Parliament. The farmers fear that the brand new legal guidelines may doubtlessly dismantle the present Minimal Assist Value (MSP) system and go away them weak to exploitation by agribusinesses.

In the meantime, a video taken at one among Karan’s home events final yr has been underneath recent scrutiny amid an investigation into Bollywood’s alleged drug hyperlinks. Politician Manjinder Singh Sirsa renewed his claims that it was a ‘drug social gathering’ and filed a grievance with the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) earlier this month.

The video featured numerous outstanding Bollywood personalities, together with Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Vicky Kaushal, Arjun Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Shahid Kapoor, and filmmakers Zoya Akhtar and Ayan Mukerji. Nonetheless, none of them have been seen consuming medication within the clip.

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The NCB discovered proof of a possible drug racket in Bollywood, whereas investigating the medication angle in Sushant Singh Rajput’s dying. His girlfriend, Rhea Chakraborty, was arrested earlier this month on costs of procuring medication. She has been remanded to judicial custody until October 6.

Names of a number of Bollywood celebrities have come up within the investigation. The NCB has issued summons to Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet Singh and Shraddha Kapoor. Studies recommend that 39 extra Bollywood celebrities are underneath the scanner.

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