On Sunday, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Chief Raj Thackeray attacked late actress Sridevi in addition to actor Akshay Kumar whereas addressing celebration staff at a rally in Shivaji Park.
Questioning the state honours given to the late actress,Thackeray mentioned, “Sridevi was an awesome actor, however what did she do for the nation that her physique was wrapped within the tricolour?” Claiming that it was completed with the intention to divert individuals’s consideration from the Nirav Modi- PNB rip-off, he added, “Nirav Modi was the discuss of the city, then the difficulty of Sridevi got here in.
This was introduced to alter the difficulty. When an individual like Sridevi dies, you wrap her within the tricolor and also you say you probably did that as a result of she was a Padma Shri. It was all fault of the Maharashtra authorities.”
Nevertheless, this wasn’t all he needed to say. In keeping with India TV, he additionally attacked Akshay Kumar, saying that motion pictures like ‘Toilet – Ek Prem Katha’ and ‘Padman’ had been really covert propaganda with the intention to promote authorities schemes. He claimed that Akshay Kumar was attempting to observe into the footsteps of Manoj Kumar, popularly often known as Bharat Kumar for the patriotic themes in his motion pictures. As if that wasn’t sufficient, He even introduced the actor’s citizenship into query. He mentioned, “However Akshay Kumar will not be even an Indian citizen. He holds a Canadian passport and Wikipedia describes him as an Indian-born Canadian actor.”