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‘Manmarziyaan’ Controversy: Arjun and Vicky slam trolls for threatening Taapsee

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Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s recently released film, ‘Manmarziyaan‘ starring Abhishek Bachchan, Vicky Kaushal and Taapsee Pannu got embroiled in a controversy over smoking scenes that hurt the sentiment of the Sikh community. However the said portions have been deleted from the movie, with Anurag confirming the same with a witty tweet. Along with the filmmaker, actress Taapsee Pannu had also expressed her displeasure about the decision on her Twitter handle. Following which the actress received a lot of flak and one of the trolls threatened to hit her with a belt too. This didn’t go down well with actors Vicky Kaushal and Arjun Kapoor, who slammed the man for threatening the lady.

One of the Twitter users had written “I swear i wish i was her father, all i need is my belt and a jutti. Shittar mar mar ke I would of taken the actress vala bhoot out from her.” He later deleted the tweet.

To which the ‘Pink’ star had replied, “I already feel bad for your kids. God give them the strength to live.”

Vicky, who shared the screen space with Taapsee in the film took up cudgels for his co-star and wrote, “Dharam da maan rakhna jaande ho, apni thee da nahi. Phaaji bohot maan rakh laya apne Guruaan da ehe gal karke.”

‘Namaste England’ star Arjun Kapoor too slammed the man and wrote, “No religion allows violence. Nothing in this world justifies what this man has said. The more I read this the more it fuels anger towards this crass thought process. Who gives any man the authority to raise their hand on someone and make them decide what they should do or not do.”

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‘Manmarziyaan’, that features Abhishek Bachchan, Vicky Kaushal and Taapsee is based on the concept of complicated relationships. The actors have won over fans and critics with their performance. It had hit the theatres on September 14, 2018.

Also Read: ‘Manmarziyaan’: Anurag and Taapsee react to deletion of ‘objectionable’ scenes in a series of tweets

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