Shah Rukh Khan trolled for Diwali pic. Rabid Islamists, get a life, says Shabana Azmi

first_imgSuperstar Shah Rukh Khan has recently trolled on social media after he shared a photo on Diwali in which he sported a tilak. Shabana Azmi, on Monday, came to his defence by calling out “rabid Islamists”.”Appalled to read that @iamsrk Diwali greeting invites the wrath of rabid Islamists, gets called a “False Muslim” for sporting a tilak!” FUNDOS get a life! Islam is not so weak that it stands threatened by what is a beautiful Indian custom. India’s beauty is in her Ganga Jamuni tehzeeb, (sic)” tweeted Shabana Azmi.Appalled to read that @iamsrk Diwali greeting invites wrath of rabid Islamists, gets called a False Muslim for sporting a tilak!FUNDOS get a life! Islam is not so weak that it stands threatened by what is a beautiful Indian custom.Indias beauty is in her GangaJamuni tehzeebAzmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) October 28, 2019The Zero actor had on Sunday shared a monochromic picture of his wife Gauri Khan, youngest son AbRam Khan and himself where the three were seen sporting tilaks.In the accompanying caption, the actor wished fans and followers “#HappyDiwali” and added, “May your lives be lit up and happy.”#HappyDiwali to everyone. May your lives be lit up and happy. pic.twitter.com/3ppOAvhTmdShah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) October 27, 2019Soon after, incessant trolling started on social media. However, many SRKians came out in support of the superstar as well.Here’s how they reacted: “Happy Diwali sir.. Don’t mind the trollers..bade bade deshon main aisi choti choti baatein hoti rehti h,” a fan tweeted.Happy Diwali sir.. Don’t mind the trollers.. Bade Bade Deshon main aisi choti choti baatein hoti rehti h..Hitesh Ahuja (@HitsA55) October 28, 2019″Happy Diwali sir, bhagwaan kre is Diwali aapke saare haters patakho ki tarah Jal k raaq hojaye (sic),” another fan wrote.Happy Diwali sir bhagwaan kre is Diwali aapke saare haters patakho ki Tarah Jal k raaq hojayerm (@SRK_addictt) October 27, 2019″Apko aur apki family ko happy diwali,” a Twitter user wished SRK a happy Diwali.Apko aur apki family ko happy diwali @iamsrkMOOD OFF (@bolly1buxx) October 27, 2019One of his fans called SRK’s Diwali photo the “Best Picture On Internet Today”.Best Picture On Internet Today..#HappyDiwali Shah Sir pic.twitter.com/N1BZzONK12Sourav Srkian Das (@SrkianDas) October 27, 2019A Twitter user also reminded trolls that Shah Rukh Khan’s wife Gauri is Hindu, so naturally, both of them will celebrate the festival.(@santoshrmandal2) October 28, 2019This isn’t the first time that Shah Rukh has been criticised for celebrating Hindu festivals.On Ganesh Chaturthi this year, the actor was trolled for sharing pictures where his youngest son AbRam was seen worshipping Lord Ganesha.Pooja done….Visarjan done. Ganpati Bappa Morya!! May the happiness of the world and beyond come into every household & for every family. pic.twitter.com/D8pKXtZk3KShah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) September 12, 2019Such trolling, however, doesn’t seem to affect Shah Rukh Khan, for he happily celebrates every Indian festival, beyond religious boundaries.ALSO READ | Trolls slam Shah Rukh Khan for ‘sinful act’ of AbRam praying to Ganpati bappaALSO SEE | Aishwarya-Abhishek to Virat-Anushka: How Bollywood celebrated Diwali 2019. All picsALSO READ | Shabana Azmi slams those terming her anti-BJP, quotes FaizALSO WATCH | Shah Rukh khan speaks about his still-in-progress book 20 Years of a Decade and morelast_img

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