After Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, the Bollywood biggies have been facing the heat on social media over nepotism. Following social media outrage, a lot of celebrities deactivated their Twitter accounts, while many turned off their comments on Instagram. Sushant’s death triggered debates about nepotism, bullying, and power play in Bollywood, and also started conversations around how people who do not hail from families with a film background are treated like outsiders. Now, late actor Inder Kumar’s wife has also shared that her husband was a victim of nepotism, and has accused Karan Johar and Shah Rukh Khan of giving him false hopes.
Inder Kumar’s wife Pallavi Kumar took to her Instagram account to write a long note about what Inder Kumar had faced before passing away. She wrote that everyone’s talking about nepotism these days, and just like Sushant, her husband, late actor Inder Kumar too achieved fame by himself and was at a peak in the 90s. Recalling the incident when Inder approached Karan Johar, she wrote, “Before he passed away I still remember he went to 2 people big shots asking for work as help. Just for the record he was already doing small projects. But he wanted to do big movies just like he started. He went to Mr. Karan johar, I was there too. In front of me all happened. He made us wait outside his van for 2 hrs. Then his manager Garima comes and says karan is busy. But we waited & wen he came out, he says inder keep in touch with garima at the moment there is no work for you. And inder did that... for the next 15 days ... the fone was picked up saying there is no work at the moment... after that inder was blocked."
She further wrote about Inder’s meeting with another Bollywood biggie- Shah Rukh Khan, on the sets of Zero, and said that he met Inder saying that he would call him in a week and that there was no work at that time. She added, “Later was even asked to keep in touch with his manger Pooja... she did the same wat garima did.... Can one imagine and believe dat there has not been any work available in these two production houses. Karan johar has said many times he works with stars... well my husband was a star ... still people remember him by his work."
She ended the note asking why it’s so difficult for them to help talented people. “What are they scared of ? Or we can just say they are bad human beings... pretending to be nice. Nepotism should stop... people are dying and these big shots are still not understanding the effect. Government should take strict action against such people,” she wrote.
Inder Kumar had made his debut with the film Masoom in 1996, and then went on to be a part of films such as Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, Tumko Na Bhool Paayende, Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye. He was also famously known for playing the role of Mihir Virani in the TV show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. He passed away due to cardiac arrest on July 28, 2017.
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