Salman Khan appeals his fans to stand with fans of Sushant Singh Rajput and ‘not go by the curses used but to go with emotions behind it’
The demise of Sushant Singh Rajput has created quite a stir in Bollywood. Several B’town celebrities took to their respective social media handles to mourn his death, but a few came out and shared that when needed, Bollywood did not help the late actor. Reports of him losing his films, being under pressure and many more have surfaced as well.
Netizens started to slam star-kids, Karan Johar, Salman Khan, and blamed them for the death of Sushant. Fans of the late actor have made trends over social media over #JusticeForSushantSinghRajput.
Amid all this, Salman Khan broke his silence after the extreme reactions of netizens against some major names of the film industry. The actor asked his fans to stand with Sushant ‘s fans amid numerous hashtags floating against nepotism, favoritism, and bullying in the film industry, some even pointed Salman.
The Dabangg star urged his fans not to take Sushant’s fans’ strong reactions to heart, but rather to understand the pain they were experiencing.
Salman took to Twitter and wrote, “A request to all my fans to stand with Sushant’s fans n not to go by the language n the curses used but to go with the emotion behind it. Pls support n stand by his family n fans as the loss of a loved one is extremely painful.”
Some Sushant supporters shared screenshots of allegedly critical comments from Salman. Fans of Sushant had also protested at Salman ‘s brand ‘Being Human’ store in the city in his hometown Patna as well as in Mumbai.
Salman’s fans have meanwhile taken over social media to support him as #WeStandWithSalmanKhan trending on Twitter. On the other hand, celebrities such as Sonakshi Sinha, Aayush Sharma, Zaheer Iqbal, Saqib Saleem, Sneha Ullal, and Shashank Khaitan have quit Twitter.
Sonakshi wrote, “The first step to protecting your sanity is to stay away from negativity. And no where more of that than Twitter these days! Chalo, I’m off – deactivating my account. Bye guys, peace out.”
Sonakshi captioned the post on her Instagram handle using the lyrics of Sirazee and Hansraj Raghuwanshi’s hit song ‘Aag Lage Basti Mai.’ Sonakshi shared an image of Amy Poehler showing the sign of peace out at an award show. The actor had nearly 16 million Twitter followers.