Taapsee Pannu Boycott Thappad
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Recently, there was a social media trend that demanded to boycott ‘Taapsee Pannu‘s film ‘Thappad’. Directed by Anubhav Sinha, ‘Thappad’ is about domestic violence. In an interview with Times of India, Taapsee said that personal opinions of actors should not affect their profession. She said, “It takes about 1000-2000 tweets to trend a certain hashtag. Does that really affect a film? I don’t think so. I might have different social and political views from a lot of people but that does not mean people will not go and watch the film. An actor is never bigger than a film. A film has hundreds of people involved in it. It is stupid to decide whether or not you will watch a movie based on an actor’s socio-political views.”

Taapsee Pannu and Anubhav Sinha have been very much vocal about the current scenario of the country. They had also joined protests in Mumbai against the violence in JNU.


On CAA, she said, “I haven’t expressed my views on CAA because I haven’t studied about it. But the visuals which I saw in Jamia, I didn’t feel those were pleasant. I felt really sad when I saw the videos where students were talking about their plight. I feel something big has happened or something big is going to happen.”

‘Thappad’ received positive reviews from critics at the special screenings. The movie has hit the theatres on February 28.

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