Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Home Entertainment Mainstream media runs with lie that Kangana Ranaut featured in 'item number' to give...

Mainstream media runs with lie that Kangana Ranaut featured in ‘item number’ to give Swara Bhasker precious ‘befitting reply’ points

Kangana Ranaut plays the lead actress in the movie 'Rajjo'. Her character 'Rajjo' is a dancer in the movie.

Kangana Ranaut has often found herself at the receiving end of targeted campaigns by the liberal establishment. After she declared recently that she had never performed any item numbers, the mainstream media relied on fake news spread by Swara Bhasker in order to target the ‘Queen’ actress.

Swara Bhasker claimed that Kangana had starred in an ‘item number’ titled ‘Julmi re Julmi’ in the movie Rajjo. She made a jibe saying, “Loved your dancing in this ‘item number’ in the film Rajjo.. you are a great performer and great dancer Kangana.. looking forward to your next!”

Swara Bhasker vs Kangana Ranaut
Source: Twitter

The mainstream media ran with it declaring that Swara Bhasker had given a ‘befitting reply’. From Hindustan Times to The Quint, the mainstream media did not bother to verify the claim made by the far-left actress.

The Quint report

The mainstream media was only too overeager to throw their weight behind Swara Bhasker and award her ‘befitting reply’ points.

However, the reality is far from different. In reality, the song is not an ‘item number’ at all. Kangana Ranaut plays the lead actress in the movie ‘Rajjo’. Her character ‘Rajjo’ is a dancer in the movie. Her dancing in the song Swara Bhasker cited is an integral part of the plot. Therefore, it is not a an ‘item number’.

‘Item numbers’ are songs that are inserted in a movie purely for the purpose of attracting eyeballs by sexually provocative dance sequences. When a character participates in a dancing sequence as per the plot of the movie, it is not called an ‘item number’.

Swara Bhasker, being from the entertainment industry herself, is expected to know such details. But her penchant of scoring ‘befitting reply’ points appears to have inspired her into committing a folly. The mainstream media, then, just carried the lie without performing a basic fact check.

  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

Searched termsSwara Bhasker
OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

Remember Agra kidnapping case where a girl was shrouded in Burqa? Here is why she planned the abduction herself

On Monday night, the police recovered the girl from a PG in Delhi's Tilak Nagar area. On being asked about the abduction, she claimed to have gone to Delhi to prepare for NEET examination.

Aamir Khan shelves Mahabharat amidst controversies because ‘now is not the right time’: Reports

Aamir Khan has shelved his 'Mahabharat' project amidst controversies because the 'timing' is not right, reports say.

Miami-based art collector sells 10-second video artwork for $6.6 million, brings focus on NFTs and the value of ‘digital assets’

NFT-authenticated 10-second video artwork by Beeple sold for $6.6 million and it made people wonder if NFTs are the next big thing in tech world.

New book documents the journey of three men who created history by becoming the first gay ‘throuple’ to become legal parents: Details

'Three Dads and a Baby', set to release on the 9th of March, has been written by one of her fathers, Dr. Ian Jenkins.

Watch: Pakistani teacher tells students not to play sports, but to join Jihad in Kashmir or Palestine, kill ‘blasphemers’

While quoting from Islamic texts, the cleric said, "...Anyone who dares to speak about any of our Prophets, it is your duty to cut them into pieces. "

Dr B R Ambedkar’s grandson claims PM Modi took vaccination from Christian nurse as he does not ‘believe in Hindu nurses’

Prime Minister Modi on Monday took the first dose of coronavirus vaccine in Delhi's AIIMS. He was administered the dose of made-in-India Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN.

Recently Popular

‘Inserted her hand claiming she was planting a tree’: LGBT activist Divya Dureja accused of sexual assault under pretext of shamanic ritual

A popular LGBT activist Divya Dureja has been accused of sexual assault by Elodie Gendron under pretext of a Shamanic ritual.

The Hindu ‘journalist’ Suhasini Haidar puts out misinformation about ISRO satellite launch: Read details

Suhasini Haidar, National Editor of 'The Hindu', put out false information on social media in attempt to mislead the public.

Gujarat: Ahmedabad woman Ayesha commits suicide by jumping into Sabarmati River, last video message goes viral

A video has gone viral on social media where Ayesha, a young woman, can be heard announcing her decision to commit suicide.

US President Joe Biden casually drops the N-word during Munich Security Conference, accused of racism on social media

The N-word is considered as one of the hateful words that were first uttered in the 17th century. Its origin can be traced back to the Spanish word 'negro', which is often used by white supremacists to deliberately offend the African-American community.

Rashmi Samant, president-elect of Oxford Student Union resigns after online attacks over her Hindu roots and old social media posts

An Oxford University staff member dragged Rashmi's parents in the controversy, using their display picture which had Lord Ram's photo.

Australian media slam Justin Trudeau for abstaining vote against China, calls his government the most pathetic in the history of the Five Eyes

Sky News Australia host called Justin Trudeau government the most pathetic in the history of Five Eyes nations
- Advertisement -

 

Connect with us

253,147FansLike
521,301FollowersFollow
23,800SubscribersSubscribe