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Anurag Kashyap lashes out PM Modi on Twitter; asks him to apologise for Pakistan visit

Speed News Desk | First published: 17 October 2016, 13:06 IST
Anurag Kashyap lashes out PM Modi on Twitter; asks him to apologise for Pakistan visit

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap got into a controversy after he lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter over the boycott of films with Pakistani artistes, on 16 October. Kashyap also asked PM Modi to apologise for diverting his trip on tax payers money when he visited Lahore to meet Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Anurag Kashyap stood in support of Karan Johar against the recent Cinema Owners and Exhibitors Association of India's (COEAI) demand to stall the release of Karan Johar's Diwali entertainer, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil as it stars Pakistani actor Fawad Khan.

On 16 October, Anurag Kashyap in a series of tweets slammed the move to ban Pakistani artistes which was supported by Bhartiya Janta Party and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena.

After his first tweet in support of Karan Johar, Kashyap mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi by tweeting "Btw Bharat Mata ki Jai Sir @narendramodi".

Kashyap later tweeted that media persons should stop calling him as he would not entertain any questions. He also clarified that he was not drunk while tweeting and has all the rights to question the prime minister of his country as he expects the government to protect the people

There is a lot more that Anurag Kashyap had to say, follow the tweets here:

First published: 17 October 2016, 13:06 IST
 
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