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'I have no idea who Anna Hazare is'

Last updated on: April 8, 2011 18:30 IST

'I have no idea who Anna Hazare is'

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While the whole Bollywood has come together in support of Anna Hazare, Ram Gopal Varma doesn't even know who he is. In his brutally honest style, the filmmaker isn't shy of admitting it.

He tweeted: 'I have no idea who Anna hazaare is as I don't keep track of anyone expect for film people and gangsters. I don't know what he is fasting for because I don't know what he or anybody else in the whole world is upto as I am too busy in my film work. I will never ever fast for anything except for my own personal diet.'

He later added: 'Been hearing bout corruption since childhood..hope all the twitter nd face book noise will also convert to physical power.'

Image: Ram Gopal Varma

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Bollywood visits Anna

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Gul Panag, who was in Delhi attending the Wills Fashion Week, went to Jantar Mantar to meet Anna Hazare with singer Rabbi. But as luck would have it, the actress couldn't meet him as he was sleeping.

But the actress had her share of fun. 'Those who want the seriousness of the issue maintained will get a bit of a shock to witness the tongue & cheek songs being sung here. Songs making fun of politicians, bureaucrats . Nice fun Jantar Mantar,' she tweeted.

Anupam Kher, however, did get to meet Hazare. 'On my way to Jantar Mantar, Delhi from Pune to pledge my support to Anna Hazare and more than One Billion INDIANS against corruption,' he wrote. He also posted a picture about the meeting.


Image: Anna Hazare and Anupam Kher

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Bollywood gets united for Anna Hazare

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Several movie stars requested their fans to stand up and speak for their rights, and that they must support Hazare.

Bipasha Basu tweeted: 'The biggest drawback of our country is the existence of corruption rt frm the grass root level rt to the top! Anna hazare is standing up for us, the ppl of India and he should be supported by us!'

Shahid Kapoor tweeted: 'Respect to #annahazare for awakening the collective conscience of the country and reminding us there is never a. wrong time to do the right thing ... If corruption is our reality all of us are collectively responsible ...Thank u Anna Hazare for reminding us .. Our dreams our country our. Reality !!!! Make it count people !! Be the change.'

Director Shirish Kunder observed: 'Until a few days back, "Anna" in the film industry meant Suniel Shetty. Now its Anna Hazare.'

Riteish Deshmukh showed his support from Hong Kong. 'Am shooting in Hong Kong, the voice of Anna is heard all over the world- I support ANNA HAJARE - and his campaign - More power to him,' he updated.

Sushmita Sen wrote: 'the Lokpal bill has to pass..A fair and clean socio-political structure values human rights!! Corruption destroys it!!'

Director Punit Malhotra also tweeted for the cause. 'Its amazing to see the support against the anti corruption bill. Just shows the mood of the people... We've had enough... For too long. Anna Hazare: the man, the leader who gave the nation a direction against corruption. You've started a great movement,' he posted.

Amitabh Bachchan remembered his father's words as he wrote: 'I am with those spines.'

Image: Bipasha Basu

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Sushmita Sen supports Lalit Modi

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As Indian Premier League kicks off today, Sushmita Sen asked to support the former commissioner Lalit Modi, who got suspended last year.

'On the eve of IPL4..I celebrate the man that gave us a league of our own!!!! Take a bow LALIT MODI!!!!' she tweeted.


Image: Sushmita Sen

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