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 had 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 person shared a quote from a prime military basic who mentioned the Indian Military was totally ready to take again PoK (Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir).
Reacting to this, Richa Chadha in a tweet mentioned: “Galwan says hello.” Her assertion didn’t go down nicely with many celebrities who made their disappointment identified.
Akshay Kumar mentioned that he was harm to see the tweet and that nothing ever ought to make the individuals 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 mentioned.
Effectively-known lyricist, poet, and screenwriter Manoj Muntashir additionally slammed the actor for her remark and mentioned he was ashamed to be a part of the trade the place ‘such abominable pondering takes shelter.
“As soon as used to proudly say that I work within the Hindi movie trade, at the moment I really feel ashamed that I’m part of that trade the place such abominable pondering takes shelter. Expensive Bollywood, if you cannot boycott such traitors, then do not complain once more about your being boycotted,” he mentioned.
After going through backlash, Chadha apologised and mentioned that it could 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 mentioned: “So far as the Indian Military is worried, it will perform any order given by the Authorities of India. Each time such orders are given, we’ll at all times be prepared for it.”