Actress Swara Bhasker who has been actively involved in political and societal issues in the country, was recently trolled after she came out in support of veteran actress Shabana Azmi.
She took to her Twitter handle and tagged Mumbai Police with a screenshot of a user who made derrogatory remarks at her. She wrote: "'In his own words ‘mad, proud and fortunate nationalist & Hindu’ bringing shame upon his (and my) religion and nation! Also I think this qualifies as harassment or Eve teasing or something @MumbaiPolice 🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿''."
Take a look at the troll's tweet -
Mumbai Police was quick to respond to the actress and wrote -
For those unaware, actor Swara Bhasker came in support of her senior Shabana Azmi saying it is "shameful" of people to target an artiste of Azmi's calibre with fake allegations.
"It is shameful how an artist of the profile and calibre of Shabana Azmi ma'am is being relentlessly targeted with fake allegations by people who have not contributed 1/100th of what she has to modern Indian popular culture and discourse. More power to you ma'am," she wrote on Twitter.
On Saturday, Azmi, without naming any political party or ideology said, people should not be afraid to speak their mind in the interest of the country.
"If we do not point out the flaws, how would the conditions improve?" she had asked.
"But the atmosphere now is such that if you criticise, especially the government, you are immediately branded as anti-national. We should not be afraid of this. Nobody needs their certificate," she said
(With inputs from PTI)
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