Friday, November 27, 2020
Home Social Media Swaraj Kaushal gets hounded by ‘liberals’ after he hits out on Naseeruddin Shah

Swaraj Kaushal gets hounded by ‘liberals’ after he hits out on Naseeruddin Shah

Former governor Swaraj Kaushal's Tweets posted in support of Anupam Kher didn’t go down too well with those who like to identify themselves as ‘liberals’. They started hounding Swaraj for his tweets.

The latest insensitive remarks by actor Naseeruddin Shah against fellow actor Anupam Kher have generated a lot of buzz on social media.

Anupam Kher today found support in an old friend and Mizoram ex-governor Swaraj Kaushal who took to Twitter to post a series of tweets on the issue, where he called Shah an ‘ungrateful man’.

“Mr Naseeruddin Shah, you are an ungrateful man. This country gave you all the name, fame and money. Yet you are a disillusioned man. You married outside your religion. No one ever said a word. Your brother became Lt General of the Indian Army. Have you not been given more than an equal opportunity. Yet you are unhappy. You speak of apathy and discrimination. When you do all the blabbering, it is your ‘conscience’. When Anupam speaks his pain on being declared homeless in his own country, it is ‘sycophancy’,” Kaushal said in a series of tweets.

Calling Anupam Kher a star in his own right, Swaraj tore into Shah by saying that what he said against the actor does not befit a gentleman. “You looked small and petty. Suffice it to say that your anger is your frustration”, added Swaraj.

“Anupam was an accomplished Actor. When he would go up the stage, the audience was transformed into another world. He was a star, but down to earth. I know many people of his time. The stardom did not go to his head. My friend Anang and Chitra Desai who got to know him later tell me about him. The man has not forgotten his roots. He has not left his people. His family has a home in Srinagar. They are not able to live there because Kashmiri Pandits were hounded out of Kashmir. Is he not entitled to weep out his pain? What is it that you have and Anupam Kher does not have? You think you are a better actor than Anupam Kher? You are sadly mistaken,” Kaushal said in his tweets.

Read: I agree with you, Naseeruddin saheb. I am scared in today’s India too

He also spoke about Kher’s wife Kirron Kher, who he said was an ace badminton player and a bright student. “The family – Ohh ! what a family! Her father was a distinguished army officer. They were one of the illustrious and richest families of the City”, wrote Kaushal who holds the distinction of being designated as a senior advocate of the Supreme Court at the age of 34, played a key role in the signing of the Mizoram Peace Accord, and the youngest Governor at the age of 37.

However, these Tweets posted in support of Anupam Kher didn’t go down too well with those who like to identify themselves as ‘liberals’. They who had chosen to maintain a stoic silence until now suddenly sprung into action after Anupam Kher found support in an old friend and Mizoram ex-governor Swaraj Kaushal.

Soon, the so-called liberals were seen hounding Swaraj. The NDTV journalist Gargi Rawat who had brazened out the heckling of Kerala Governor last month, calling him an ‘opportunist’, went on to question the former governor’s position and accomplishments hinting that he earned it because of his wife’s political positions.

The bullying, of course, did not end there. Habitual fake news peddler, Ashok Swain, who is known for his anti-India and anti-Hindu posts, in his attempt to insult Swaraj, also shamelessly brought up his deceased wife ex-EAM Sushma Swaraj.

The so-called champions of freedom of speech were also rattled because an accomplished lawyer and former governor expressed his opinions.

Yesterday, Anupam Kher had shared a 1.28-minute video message for actor Naseeruddin Shah in which he took a dig at Shah for calling him a ‘clown’ and ‘sycophant’ during an interview with The Wire.

Speaking at an interview with leftist propaganda website The Wire, Naseeruddin Shah called actor Anupam Kher “a clown and a sycophant” when he was asked about his views on Anupam Kher. Kher, whose wife actress Kirron Kher is a BJP MP, has been quite vocal about his support for the Narendra Modi government.

Naseeruddin on being asked about Anupam Kher and his pro-government stand had said, “Someone like Anupam Kher has been very vocal. I don’t think he needs to be taken seriously. He’s a clown. Any number of his contemporaries from NFD and FTII can attest to his sycophantic nature. It’s in his blood, he can’t help it.”

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

‘Indira thok di…Modi ki chhati mein’, ‘Imran Khan dost’: Congress plays a dangerous game as ‘farmer’ protest turns into show of strength for Khalistanis

Farmer protest along Punjab-Haryana border have seen participation from Khalistanis, even as Congress lends support to them

‘Malafide intent’, ‘action to target her for statements’: Bombay HC slams BMC for demolishing Kangana Ranaut’s house, appoints valuer to ascertain damage

Bombay HC was hearing a writ petition filed by Kangana Ranaut challenging the demolition of her bungalow by the Mumbai civic body

Abetment to suicide charge not established in FIR: Massive victory for Arnab Goswami as SC delivers scathing statements

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Indira Banerjee stated that the FIR by Maharashtra government does not establish the charges of abetment of suicide against Arnab Goswami.

Yogendra Yadav is not a farmer leader: Here is why urban Indians should reject this hollow emotional blackmail

The India Today banner reads “Gold standard of journalism" as they discuss the 'farmer protest' in Punjab, led by Rajdeep Sardesai

Uttar Pradesh ranks number one in providing jobs to migrant workers by generating 10 crore person-days under Gareeb Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan

Uttar Pradesh government has spent 9,329.57 Crores on the project and generated 10,58,17,358 Person-days for migrant workers

Minor gang-raped, forced conversion to Islam, threats, caste abuse: Details of 11 cases in which UP SIT, formed to probe Love Jihad, found criminality

To curb growing menace of Love Jihad, Kanpur police under guidance of the Yogi govt in Uttar Pradesh formed an SIT

Recently Popular

Odisha: Largest ever vigilance raid in state unearths massive wealth gathered by IFS officer, fancy cars, ultra-luxurious lifestyle

Pathak's family reportedly owns a lavish apartment in Bhubaneswar with Italian marble flooring, ivory furnitures and other luxuries. The son is engaged to an MLA's daughter.

Hyderabad elections: Owaisi makes ‘beef biriyani’ sly on BJP leaders, Raja Singh offers him pork biriyani

As an insult to BJP leaders, Owaisi had stated that they should have some biriyani at a particular hotel in Hyderabad that is famous for beef dishes.

Remembering the role Barkha Dutt played in endangering the lives of 100s of civilians during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack

A look back at how live coverage by journalists like Barkha Dutt and other journalists endangered lives of thousands of people during 26/11 Mumbai terror attack.

Aziz Burney’s ’26/11 RSS ki Saazish’: Read how the Congress-favourite Urdu journalist gave Pakistan a clean chit and blamed Indian Army

Through his articles, Burney had tried to give a clean chit to terror-state of Pakistan by claiming that it was not the ISI or LeT that was behind the attack, but the RSS with covert support from Mossad and the CIA.

During 26/11 Mumbai attack, Param Bir Singh refused to be on ground and take on terrorists, then Mumbai CP Hasan Gafoor had said

Hasan Gafoor, who was the Mumbai Commissioner of Police during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, had accused senior police officials, including Param Bir Singh of not taking on the terrorists.

When Sonia Gandhi trusted Ahmed Patel for conveying to PV Narasimha Rao’s family that his funeral will not be held in Delhi

Sanjaya Baru had said Ahmed Patel approached him to let PV Narasimha Rao's son know about Sonia Gandhi's message.
- Advertisement -

Mehbooba Mufti cries foul, yet again, says she and her daughter have been ‘detained’ for the past two days, yet again: Details

Mehbooba Mufti further alleged that her daughter ILtija Mufti had also been placed under house arrest, for wishing to meet Waheed's family.

‘Indira thok di…Modi ki chhati mein’, ‘Imran Khan dost’: Congress plays a dangerous game as ‘farmer’ protest turns into show of strength for Khalistanis

Farmer protest along Punjab-Haryana border have seen participation from Khalistanis, even as Congress lends support to them

‘Malafide intent’, ‘action to target her for statements’: Bombay HC slams BMC for demolishing Kangana Ranaut’s house, appoints valuer to ascertain damage

Bombay HC was hearing a writ petition filed by Kangana Ranaut challenging the demolition of her bungalow by the Mumbai civic body

Delhi: Dozens of idols in a temple in Begumpur vandalised, locals heard someone shouting ‘beheaded, beheaded’

Several idols kept in the Shiv Shakti temple in Delhi's Begumpur area was beheaded by unknown miscreants on the night of November 24

US govt announces 5 million dollars reward for Pakistani terrorist Sajid Mir, involved in 2008 Mumbai attacks

Sajid Mir was the operations manager for the LeT during the Mumbai attack that killed over 170 people. He had played a crucial role in planning, preparation and execution of the terror attack.

Abetment to suicide charge not established in FIR: Massive victory for Arnab Goswami as SC delivers scathing statements

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Indira Banerjee stated that the FIR by Maharashtra government does not establish the charges of abetment of suicide against Arnab Goswami.

‘Lashkar Zindabad’: Mangaluru sees graffiti threatening to take LeT and Taliban’s help to eliminate ‘Sanghis’ and ‘Manuvadis’

Mangaluru saw graffiti threatening to take Lashkar-e-Toiba and Taliban's help to eliminate 'Sanghis' and 'Manuvadis'.

The Wire’s faux analysis: How it went from ‘Modi can’t get crowds in his rally’ to ‘Bihar admires Modi’ in 48 hours flat

As NDA emerged victorious in Bihar, the left-liberals, who had hoped for a victory of RJD-Congress-Communist alliance were perturbed.

Kanpur Grooming Jihad: Woman trapped by ‘Sahil’ using fake Hindu identity, forced to eat beef and have sex with Maulvi

Kanpur woman was trapped by one Sahil, pretending to be Sachin Sharma. She has allegedly tortured by Sahil and his family to change her religion.

As Mamata Banerjee continues tirade against BJP, key leaders start abandoning her ahead of crucial 2021 assembly elections: Details

Reportedly, several leaders are in talks with both the BJP and the Congress and may abandon Mamata Banerjee ahead of Bengal polls

Connect with us

245,563FansLike
489,311FollowersFollow
20,200SubscribersSubscribe