JNU Violence: After ‘Anurag Kashyap Atanki Hai’ Trends On Twitter, Fans Spring To Filmmaker's Rescue, Trend #IStandWithAnuragKashyap

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has often been criticized for fearlessly putting forth his views on social issues. The filmmaker had been recently slammed and ‘Anurag Kashyap Aatanki Hai’ was trending on Twitter. Now, his fans have jumped to his rescue and are trending #IStandWithAnuragKashyap instead, for raising his voice and showing solidarity with JNU students

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JNU Violence: After ‘Anurag Kashyap Atanki Hai’ Trends On Twitter, Fans Spring To Filmmaker's Rescue, Trend #IStandWithAnuragKashyap
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has often been criticized for fearlessly putting forth his views on social issues. The filmmaker had been recently slammed and ‘Anurag Kashyap Aatanki Hai’ was trending on Twitter. Now, his fans have jumped to his rescue and are trending #IStandWithAnuragKashyap instead, for raising his voice and showing solidarity with JNU studentsThe brutal attack on students in JNU, on Sunday, sparked outrage and left the nation shocked by the violence displayed. Hundreds of people hit the streets and gathered to protest, condemning the violence. Bollywood celebrities also showed solidarity with the students and while Riteish Deshmukh, Rajkummar Rao, Swara Bhasker tweeted against it, Dia Mirza, Anurag Kashyap, Taapsee Pannu, and others joined the peaceful protest held in Carter Road, Mumbai. Anurag Kashyap has often been criticized for fearlessly putting forth his views on social issues. He had recently been slammed and ‘Anurag Kashyap Aatanki Hai’ was trending on Twitter.

Now, Anurag Kashyap’s fans have jumped to his rescue and are trending #IStandWithAnuragKashyap instead, for raising his voice and showing solidarity with JNU students. People had been furious with Bollywood celebrities for not speaking up on important issues and now, those supporting Anurag Kashyap stood by him for being one of the few famous personalities who raised his voice against the JNU attack. One of the tweets read, “Many bollwood actors are there but the only bollywood actor who have guts to raise his voice against CAA and JNU attack. @anuragkashyap72 the real hero in offscreen too. #IStandwithAnuragKashyap,” while another tweet read, “I'm big fan of Anurag Kashyap as a director,but now he increase my respect for him by raising voice against government and supporting students and democracy of our country.”ALSO READ: JNU Violence: Bollywood's Peaceful Protest Gets A Musical Twist Courtesy Swanand Kirkire; Taapsee, Dia, Anurag Kashyap Assemble At Carter Road-VIDEO
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Meanwhile, yesterday we saw  Dia Mirza, Anurag Kashyap, Taapsee Pannu, Vishal Bharadwaj, Swanand Kirkire, Gauahar Khan, Richa Chadha come together to join the peaceful protest at Carter Road, Mumbai. Swanand Kirkire sang for peace, and several soul-stirring songs and slogans were chanted.


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