Actor-politician Urmila Matondkar handled Kangana Ranaut over her remarks about Mumbai (File)
Actor-politician Urmila Matondkar lashed out at star Kangana Ranaut on Wednesday over disparaging remarks about Mumbai and movie industry veteran actor Jaya Bachchan with her claims of rampant nepotism and usage of illegal drugs in the movie industry.
Though she stated she did not support the demolition of the “ Queen” star’s workplace by the Mumbai civic body soon after her comments last week, Ms Matondkar asked why taxpayer money was being utilized for Kangana Ranaut’s security.
Ms Matondkar, 46, a former Congress leader who contested the Lok Sabha polls in 2015, also pointed out that if Ms Ranaut did certainly have information about illegal drugs in Bollywood must want to her state – Himachal Pradesh – and would be much better served by going to the authorities rather than tweeting about it.
” Which girl from a civilised cultured home would utilize this kind of language? Like ‘ kya ukhaad loge‘, ‘ kiska baap ka kya hai‘, speaking about Jaya ji the way she did,” Ms Matondkar told NDTV in an interview.
” Yes, what occurred with her office and a specific word being utilized versus her was completely condemnable. I would never stand up for such actions (however) The Y+ security has actually originated from our money. Can we state due to Act of God we can not pay taxes? We can not,” she said.
Ms Matondkar likewise handled Ms Ranaut for comments criticising Mumbai and comparing it to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), stating she would “never endure any defamatory remark” about the city.
” You can not cross a particular line, speak ill of a market that has made you everything. If some people are taking drugs or are drug user, you have no factor to compare it to mafia. When Kangana was not even born, Jaya ji was in the film industry. We’re talking about a lady here (Jaya Bachchan) who has herself been an icon. Which part of Indian culture informs you to lash out at individuals like this?” she stated.
Kangana Ranaut compared Mumbai to PoK
Kangana Ranaut had actually blasted Ms Bachchan, describing her remarks about the movie market in parliament that appeared to implicate Ms Ranaut of being thankless, using a Hindi saying “ jis thali mein khate hain usmein chhed karte hain“.
” What thali ( plate) is Jaya ji describing? The one that was used was to appear in a two-minute function, a romantic scene, item numbers– and that too after sleeping with the hero? I taught the market feminism, embellished the thali with patriotic films, this is my own plate Jaya ji, not yours,” Kangana Ranaut had actually tweeted in Hindi.
The subject of controlled substances and banned compounds in Bollywood made headlines after the Narcotics Bureau opened an investigation into star Sushant Singh Rajput’s death in June. The company has so far just apprehended his sweetheart, actor Rhea Chakraborty, in this matter.
Ms Ranaut, against whom the Maharashtra federal government has also launched a drugs examination, alleged that prominent stars were involved.
Yesterday, however, the government told parliament it has ” no actionable input” in this matter.
Ms Ranaut, 33, likewise made headlines after criticising Mumbai Cops for their handling of the Sushant Rajput case and declaring that she no longer felt safe in Mumbai.
Her comments set off a furious backlash from Maharashtra’s ruling Shiv Sena, consisting of a slur from senior leader Sanjay Raut, dangers of violence and invitations to leave the city. She quickly likewise ended up being embroiled in a row that included what she declared was the demolition of her Mumbai workplace as vengeance.
Ms Ranaut, who on Monday left Mumbai to return to Himachal Pradesh, took a parting shot as she did so, saying she was entrusting to a “broken heart” after being “terrorised” with efforts to destroy her workplace.
” Needs to state my analogy about PoK was bang on,” the star stated, in an indication the fight will likely rumble on.