'Abhijit Mukherjee should be banned from politics'
Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.
Bollywood stars, who have been calling for better policing and stricter laws for the protection of women in the wake of New Delhi gang-rape case, criticized Abhijit Mukherjee, son of President Pranab Mukherjee, for his misogynistic remarks. Here's what they tweeted:
Farhan Akhtar: 'Abhijit Mukherjee, the Presidents son, says students should not wear make up and/or go to discotheques!! All time low. U cant blame the President for his sons comment but I think as his parents, they should ground him and start home-schooling him again.'
Sandhya Mridul: 'This is exactly the mindset we are fighting! Irresponsible statements like these are just what reduces women to objects!'
Pritish Nandy: 'Thank God, the President of India also has a daughter Sharmistha who speaks sense! She is embarrassed by her brother's comments.'
Anupam Kher: 'Abhijit Mukherjee is one of those mentally bankrupt politicians who are completely unaware of reality of Modern India. He needs treatment.'
Shekhar Kapur: 'unfortunately politics of rape r not confined to gender issues, they r disgustingly embraced by d political system. a 'good girl' does nt protest/complain, raise her voice, go out at night, wear modern clothes.Yet v expect thm 2 b part of India's progress?'
Shabana Azmi: 'Should Abhijeet Mukherjees sexist comment about women protesters being 'dented and painted' be reciprocated with 'damning and shamming'?'
Onir: 'The presidents son should be sent to a rehab home to educate him about his regressive thinking. Abhijit Mukherjee should be banned from politics. Our country can't continue to have such male chauvinistic leaders.'
Milind Soman: 'Abhijit Mukherjee's callous remark clearly shows the mentality that needs to be weeded out & destroyed. No sense or sensitivity. ONLY SHAME'
Kunal Kohli: 'Abhijit Mukherjee's mind is regressive,corrupt,sick. He's an idiot. I withdraw my last statement n apologize if I've hurt his sentiments. Withdrawing a statement doesn't withdraw your thought process Mr. Abhijit Mukherjee.'
Image: Farhan Akhtar
Ranveer Singh injured on the sets of Gunday
Actor Ranveer Singh apparently injured his face after falling from a height while shooting for a dance sequence for Gunday.
Director Ali Abbas Zafar updated: 'Ranveer got a little hurt while shooting on the last day he is fine After all film is called GUNDAY choti moti choat toh lagti rehti hai :)'
Singh hurt his back and got stitches on his face.
Image: Ranveer Singh on Filmfare
Shah Rukh Khan completes shooting for Chennai Express
Shah Rukh Khan finally wrapped up the shooting for Rohit Shetty's Chennai Express, opposite Deepika Padukone.
'CE:Good shoot, good people,good vibes,good fun. Everyone feels, its sad the schedule is coming to an end. But v will be bak!Reddy..Steddy,' he tweeted.
The film is about a man's journey from Mumbai to Rameshwaram and what happens during the trip.
Image: Shah Rukh Khan
Nargis, caught on camera
Actress Nargis Fakhri, who is in Hyderabad for a shoot, shared a picture (above) of herself from the sets.
Punit Malhotra shared a picture of Siddharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt with him and wrote: 'Gen next and me:)'
Image: Nargis Fakhri
Photographs: Instagram/Nargis Fakhri