Has been updated: Jan 23, 2023 00:46 IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]Jan 23 (ANI): Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan reacted to the growing ‘boycott of Bollywood’ trend at a recent event.
On Sunday, Karina attended the Indian Chamber of Commerce – Young Leaders Forum event in Kolkata.
During the discussion, we talked about the trend of ‘Boycotting Bollywood’.
She said, “I totally disagree. Then how can we entertain you? How can you have joy and happiness in life? I think it needs, and what movies and movies are promising, what we’ve always done, what movies have always done.
The hashtag ‘Boycott Bollywood’ started trending after the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The trend was reignited by netizens before many of the films in . This trend has affected the box office numbers of some films.
Just before ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ was released, Twitter users started trending with the hashtag #BoycottLaalSinghChaddha, urging people not to watch the film. It seemed harmless at first, but it was just a group of trolls causing hysteria around the film, but when the film was declared a box office failure, people realized the seriousness.
Some Twitter users scoured the archives to unearth Aamir’s controversial “Rising intolerance in India” statement and distributed it on their microblogging site. Some of Karina’s controversial statements in the past have also surfaced online.
Films such as ‘Liger’ and ‘Brahmastra’ were also condemned by many for being boycotted, but ‘Brahmastra’ did very well at the box office, making it one of the highest-grossing films of 2022. became one.
The trend started again ahead of the release of SRK and Deepika Deepika Padukone’s Pathaan. His movie song “Besharam Rang” was released online on December 12th and immediately went viral. While some liked the peppy track, others found “Besharam Rang” offensive for its use of saffron and green costumes. He protested the song and set fire to the statues of Deepika and Shah Rukh.
Meanwhile, in terms of work, she will be seen in the thriller directed by Sujoy Ghosh, based on the upcoming book The Devotion of Suspect X. It also stars Vijay Varma and Jaideep Ahrawat. Apart from that, she also has an upcoming untitled film directed by Hansal Mehta.