Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is in ‘Rang De Basanti’ mode as India strikes back
Filmmaker Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra gave the Hindi film industry a gem of a film when he made ‘Rang De Basanti’. The film showcased how the lives and perceptions of five young men change when they work in a documentary film on Indian freedom fighters. Inspired by the documentary, they end up assassinating a corrupt defence minister who is responsible for their friend’s death (who was an Indian Air Force pilot).
Today, giving a befitting reply to the perpetrators of Pulwama attack, Indian Air Force discreetly carried out an air strike on the terror camps across the LOC. The Indian government’s move has given the entire country a reason to rejoice and everyone is applauding the army for their bravery.
Now, Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra took to Twitter to express his happiness over India’s air strike. Recalling a famous dialogue from his own movie, and the director wrote, “You can live your life in two ways. One is to complain and tolerate and the other is to take up the responsibility and bring the change.”
You can read the filmmaker’s post below:
— Rakeysh Mehra (@RakeyshOmMehra) February 26, 2019
Apart from Rakeysh, several other Bollywood celebs took to social media and congratulated the Indian Air Force. ‘Uri’ actress Kirti Kulhari, speaking to Bollywood Bubble said that carrying out the entire operation discreetly is commendable. She also said that every action is bound to have consequences and hence we all should be ready.