NEWS DESK: Bollywood legend Sridevi has recently passed away. Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor took to Twitter to lash out at the media calling him repeatedly for a reaction or quote on Sridevi’s death.
He wrote: “The Media(electronic/print)behaved badly with me during these three days after Sridevi ji passed away. I accept I worked with her in two Iconic films but that doesnâ€™t mean I be hawked for a quote or reaction. My prerogative to speak or not. Mobile rang incessantly whilst at work”
The Media(electronic/print)behaved badly with me during these three days after Sridevi ji passed away. I accept I worked with her in two Iconic films but that doesnâ€™t mean I be hawked for a quote or reaction. My prerogative to speak or not. Mobile rang incessantly whilst at work
â€” Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) February 27, 2018
Here is how people reacted to his rant:
Sri Mam Completely Overshadowed U In Both The Film’s ðŸ˜‚ðŸ˜‚
Even I Don’t Remember That U Were Part Of Her Film Journey ðŸ˜¹
â€” VIRAT KOHLI (@ViratKohlisEra) February 27, 2018
Media gone crazy ðŸ˜œ…So ignore…
â€” JUSTICE FOR ASIFA (@Drsheikhamina) February 27, 2018
I saw your telecast last evening Chintuji. You were so patient and calm yet smiled with a hidden sadness in your feelings for the late actress who had shared good screen space wid you. #Sridevi pic.twitter.com/WVJ8Kqp4hj
â€” SONIA CHOPRA (@SONIYALUVSU) February 27, 2018
Certainly. Their behavior by all means was insensitive
â€” Komal Maru (@cakomalmaru) February 27, 2018
Then why did you appeared on 2-3 news channel speaking abt #sridevid mam
â€” PARAS CHOKSI (@choksi_paras) February 27, 2018
Sir – media and empathy ?? They did not leave her, even after death…
â€” Jai Hind. (@kannan_andheri) February 27, 2018
Media lost Dignity and Pride with this kind of action. Its Shameful and Sad.. foe content and TRP they will do anything. Feel sad for those journalists who are doing this for money . They dont know if they humans or robots ..just to generate News they are speaking anything.
â€” RashmiAmitabh (@RashmiSachdevaA) February 27, 2018
Sir media always wants to increase there TRP…..
They dont think of the feelings sometimes that get hurt…
â€” Avi Srivastava (@AviShri99) February 27, 2018
We need norms and regulations for media… freddom of press is getting way too overboard these days….
â€” à¤¦ insignificant 1 (@imtheAB) February 27, 2018
This is predatory journalism not compatible with ethics of journalism and democracy. Need strict laws to regulate media Mafia.
â€” Anil Sharma (@raj_anilsharma) February 27, 2018
Sir plsss grow https://t.co/LLYRMBH4Th promoted you when ur first film was abt to release. Media promotes you when ur film is about to release and it will do the same in the future. It never threatened u to give any quote, totally ur wish to react. STOP BLAMING MEDIA.
â€” Raj Dixit (@RajtheDixit) February 27, 2018
Story first published: 28th February 2018