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'#IndiasDaughter is a wake up call. It doesn't shame the nation'

March 04, 2015 14:41 IST

Freida PintoA look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:

The Indian government has blocked the broadcast of the documentary India's Daughter and several celebrities turned to Twitter to share their views:

Freida Pinto: Airing the truth a crime? How? #IndiasDaughter is a wake up call to global action. It doesnt shame the nation. Rape shames the nation!! How can we change mindsets if we don't know what we are up against? Facts are a reality we need to face head on and tackle. Proud to be part of this documentary film that dares to examine the mindset of the rapists!

Pritish Nandy: We give a journalist permission to interview a rapist held in prison. When she does the interview and it's broadcast, we ban it. Wah!

Prakash Jha: Extremely insensitive to interview the Rapist..It's like opening a cancerous wound for every one to see..We know the rapist is sick but you? #NirbhayaInsulted You Rape becoz U think U can and then get away with it.. I Must somehow put it into your Head that NO YOU CANNOT.. Period! Yes, we are a Very Sick society..But tell me, can listening to the absurd carnal reasoning of a Rapist be any cure for it? Freedom of Expression With Responsibility is what I believe in! I will speak the Truth but never disrespect & humiliate.

Pooja Bedi: Murderer Charles Sobhraj writes a book ..brutal rapists giving "exclusive" interviews.why r we giving criminals mileage? If u were brutally raped.. &UR CONVICTED rapist spoke on TV about how u should have laid back &not fought. How wld u feel?

Gul Panag: Shouldn't we confront the evil, instead of wishing it away. What can be more horrific than the crime itself?

Ashoke Pandit: Thank you I&B ministry for your advisory to channels to not screen the #BBC documentary.

Made by filmmaker Leslee Udwin, the documentary explores the causes of the inhuman crime against Nirbhaya and the changes in India after the incident. A worldwide India's Daughter campaign against sexual violence and gender inequality will be launched on Monday in New York by Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Freida Pinto and others.

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Shah Rukh is happy with Sabse Shaana Kaun

Shah Rukh Khan, who is currently shooting his game-show India Poochega – Sabse Shaana Kaun in Delhi, recently watched it on television.

'Late nite shoot in Delhi. Got to see a glimpse of SSK in the vanity van. Felt happy cos the participants make me smile with their simplicity,' he tweeted.

Meanwhile, he remembered his parents and wrote: 'Without God, I cannot. Without me God will not. God plus me anything is possible. Need to go & meet my parents & thank them for overlooking.'

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On the sets of ABCD 2

Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor, who turned 26 on March 3, celebrated her birthday on the sets of ABCD 2.

She shared a picture (above) and tweeted: 'On set celebrations!!!

'What a birthday!!! Family, friends, shoot & you guys!!! Night shoot done,time to crash. Thank you all SOOO much for all your love & wishes,' she added.

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Amitabh flooded with offers for films and TV

Amitabh Bachchan, who will be next seen in Shoojit Sircar's Piku, is currently reading scripts for films and TV shows.

'More scripts and sessions of story narrations for film for Tv ... saying 'no' is the most difficult part of life .. 'yes' equally ! What me worry ? chit bhi tera , pat bhi tera .. ek toh apna hona chahiye .. hai na ??' he tweeted.

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Kunal Kemmu goes for a safari


Kunal Kemmu, who recently visited the Nagarahole National Park, shared some pictures from his trip (above) and wrote: 'Here are the Big cats.' 

'Driving back from the Nagarhole wildlife reserve to Bangalore. It's been an amazing experience witnessing life in the wild. They were simply breathtaking sightings given how rare it is to see them in the wild,' he added.

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The Sinhas on Farah Ki Dawaat


Rithvik Dhanjani, Karan Wahi, Farah Khan, Poonam Sinha, Sonakshi Sinha

Sonakshi Sinha, her mother Poonam, and television actors Karan Wahi and Rithvik Dhanjani visited the sets of celebrity cookery show Farah Ki Dawaat.

Farah Khan shared a picture (above) and tweeted: 'Madness on #FarahkiDawaat today..! @sonakshisinha n her mom Punamji..@karan009wahi n @rithvik_RD thaaaank u all.'