The Badshah of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan has recently landed in a big and dirty pit of controversies. Even today #BoycottShahRukhKhan is trending top on Twitter. Where some netizens are questioning “Why praise Pathans in India?”
Ahead of Shah Rukh’s film release, some Twitter users claim that the Bollywood star has repeatedly seriously hurt some religious sentiments. He shared photographs, news clippings and incidents from the past where Khan was seen either supporting Pakistani cricket players or talking about intolerance in India.
Check out some of the tweets talking about the boycott of Shah Rukh Khan below:
Shahrukh shows our hindu king Ashok in bad light… where ajay devgan and akshay kumar are making movies on tanhaji and prithviraj chauhan, he is making a film on pathan… i mean its spy action movie so they Why not give him a Hindu name, why praise Pathan in India. #BoycottShahRukhKhan pic.twitter.com/TTQJNZD9cx
— akshay patel (@akki_dhoni) September 16, 2021
time to show pakistan lover @iamsrk By boycotting some intolerance and continuing its streak of consistent flops at the box office. Soon he will settle in Pakistan.#BoycottShahRukhKhan pic.twitter.com/o6HeMlBPsU
— atmanirbhar bhaijaan 2.0 (@imaatmanirbhar) September 16, 2021
before someone supports
I am a proud Indian and Hindu.
Shahrukh calls India ‘intolerant’ when every Muslim has complete freedom
Says Pakistani players should be selected in IPL
— TA (animal lover) (@Tirlovesha) September 16, 2021
boycott some more tweets Shahrukh Khan Reading:
— sonu nagar (@sonugurjarr) September 16, 2021
— virat satyam singh (@viratsatyam9453) September 16, 2021
— Naresh Kumbhani (@inareshkumbhani) September 16, 2021
— Pradosh Chavhanke (@pchahanke) September 16, 2021
However, another Twitter trend topped it, which got fans of Shahrukh Khan standing with fans of Shah Rukh Khan. This trend soon crossed the boycott of SRK’s tweet with over 84k posts on Twitter. Khan buffs defended the star for his achievements and maintained the belief that none of his films were made for election campaign or vested interests of any particular group.
Check out the support tweet below:
— missing Abhijeet (@missingabhijeet) September 16, 2021
— (@weirdooops) September 16, 2021
— gurdeep (@gurdeep_0701) September 16, 2021
One of the Twitterati called Shah Rukh Khan a megastar, a self-made icon and one of the most charitable actors in India.
Bollywood’s biggest self made megastar…
No background, no political party ever stands @iamsrk
— Sandeep Shrikian Banerjee / Pathan Universe (@sandeepb28369874) September 16, 2021
Talking about Pathan, the total budget of the film is around 250 crores and it will have Deepika Padukone in the lead role along with King Khan. The other actors playing the lead roles in the film are John Abraham and Ashutosh Rana. Salman Khan will also be seen doing a cameo in Pathan.