An FIR has been lodged against Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and the makers of Kaun Banega Crorepati 12 for hurting Hindu sentiments. After the FIR was lodged netizens also trolled Amitabh Bachchan for asking such question.
During the last weeks Karamveer episode, a question for Rs. 6,40,000 was asked linked to Manusmirti.
The question was, “On 25 December 1927, Dr. BR Ambedkar and his followers burned copies of which scripture?” The options given were, a) Vishnu Purana, b) Bhagavad Gita, c) Rigdev, and d) Manusmriti.
The answer was Manusmriti.
Explaining the answer, Amitabh Bachchan said that in 1927, Dr. BR Ambedkar denounced and burned the early Hindu manuscript Manusmriti. However, the question did not go well with a section of social media users and they started trolling #BoycottKBC.
Some Hindu activists have accused the show makers for hurting Hindu sentiments.
Bachchan’s name also trended by people claiming that Big B has degraded Hindus by asking a question about burning Manusmriti.
A user wrote, “It a shame on Amitabh Bachchan who is only concern about his income, they can make lakhs of questions on KBC but prefer to be controvercial quiz questions which as a indian every time , some where this should be stopped.”
While another responded, “Amitabh Bachchan, who has reached this stage only because of Hindus, does not leave any chance to humiliate this Hindu religion. We do not blame him, but we Hindus who gave him everything. I strongly condemn Amitabh Bachchan’s question in kbc. Boycott kbc completely.”
“Please unfollow Super Smart, Angry Young Man, Maths Genius Shri Amitabh Bachchan ji on all SM platforms. No more scope #Bollywood stars working against #Hindus,” wrote another user.
While some warned the actor, “Mr Amitabh Bachchan can you dare to ask any questions like this on Quran? You will face the consequences. Hindus are peaceful doesn’t mean they can tolerate insult of our Ancient religious culture and heritage.”
However, a section of netizens also came out in support of the veteran actor.
“I genuinely don’t understand why there’s an FIR against Amitabh Bachchan. It’s something that happened in the past and they just asked a question on it.”
“Why Amitabh Bachchan ? If you wana do FIR then do on the person who gives AB questions. Reading a question from what has happened in history & explaining it can never be the issue.”