Richa Chadha’s Galwan tweet has ignited emotions of many in the industry and beyond Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher And Vivek Agnihotri, Adivasi Shesh have shown their discomfort towards the actress’ tweet. The actor, who has portrayed the late Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who was martyred in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, in the biographical action film ‘Major’, has reacted to the entire incident saying that he was pained to read the tweet posted by Richa Chadha .
Speaking to Republic Media, Adivi said, “Working on the Major gave me a perspective on the armed forces that I didn’t have before. I had respected their bravery and seen videos, but the emotional impact of knowing the truth Nothing prepared me for that.” “Stories of our soldiers, stories I saw when I was researching Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan’s life. Any comment that is demeaning towards our armed forces is both insensitive and irresponsible. I don’t know if he How intended, but it hurts to read. Jai Hind.”
Although Richa later deleted the tweet and apologized for it, the damage was already done. The actress has been facing severe backlash ever since the tweet went viral. Twitter users are demanding boycott of Richa from the Hindi film industry.
For the unversed, it started when Richa shared Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi’s statement on her Twitter timeline and wrote, “Galwan kehte hain hi.” The actress received severe backlash and was brutally trolled on social media for her choice of words.
In the statement, Dwivedi had said, ‘We are fully prepared to take back PoK from Pakistan. We are waiting for the orders of the government. We will complete the operation soon. Before this, if Pakistan is violating the ceasefire, then the answer will be different. Even they cannot imagine.” – Commanding-in-Chief Northern Command IA”
As the trolling and online abuse continued on social media, the actress decided to go private on Twitter. However, she once again made it public to share her apology.
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