Aamir Khan ‘Sad’ Over ‘Boycott Laal Singh Chaddha’ Trend: ‘Please Don’t Boycott My Film, Watch It’
What is going on in social media platforms? Is it the make supporting trend or is the break supporting one, as netizens are targeting Aamir Khan’s latest, Laal Singh Chaddha over a controversy?
So, what exactly is Laal Singh Chaddha controversy?
Well, this controversy has nothing to do with the film’s story. Rather, it is all about the film’s starts. Yes, people have been targeting Aamir and Kareena because of the controversial statements made by lead characters in the past. As we all know that Bollywood always remains at the top position on the hit list of the internet world. So, as soon as a film releases, new trends starts to make or break its performance. And currently, hashtag Boycott Laal Singh Chaddha is trending on the Internet.
What Is Going On In Internet World?
People on Twitter are asking the audience not to watch the film, and to back up their statements, they have dug up the archives of post of Aamir’s controversial statements where he was heard speaking on, ‘India’s growing intolerance’. Not just this, but even his co-star Kareena Kapoor is on the hit list. Her statements from the past where she asked people ‘not to watch her film if they don’t like her’, are also surfacing online.
Early Issues With Laal Singh Chaddha
Earlier, the internet people had burst out in anger when the makers released the trailer of Aamir Khan film, Laal Singh Chaddha. At that time, netizens said what is new in this movie as it is only the remake of Forrest Gump. And now, they have planned to attack the release.
After watching original @ForrestGump is it worth to watch @LaalsinghChaddha ? Forrest Gump Vs Laal Singh Chaddha, Copy or Inspiration?? boycott or Watch? @ForrestGumpFilm #controversy #LalSinghChaddha #forestgump #AmirKhan #Tomhunk pic.twitter.com/BxcyevrLS1
— Chitranjali (@ChitranjaliNegi) August 1, 2022
Aamir Khan’s Early Controversies
Over the remarks made by Aamir Khan, earlier in an interview, netizens have called him anti-Hindu and anti-National. This interview was conducted back in 2015, where the actor could be found saying, ‘our country is very tolerant, but there are people who spread ill-will’. Furthermore, his wife, Kiran Rao also made to the headlines, as in one of her confrontations to the media, she was heard saying that she considers leaving the country for the safety of their children.
Besides his statement, Aamir was also targeted for meeting the President of Turkey as people are of the view that Turkey is not in cordial terms with India.
Not just boycott Laal Singh Chaddha, but hash tags like Boycott Bollywood, Boycott Bollywood Forever are also making rounds on the internet.
Aamir’s Response To Boycott Calls
Amid rising calls for the boycott of his upcoming film, Amir came out in public and responded to controversies by requesting the audience not to boycott Laal Singh Chaddha. He said, “Yes, I feel sad. Also, I feel sad that some of the people who are saying this, in their heart, they believe that I am someone who doesn’t like India. In their hearts they believe, but it is untrue. It is rather unfortunate that some people feel that way. That’s not the case. Please don’t boycott my film. Please watch my film”.
— News18.com (@news18dotcom) August 1, 2022