Watch: Swara Bhasker praises 'Article 15' actor Zeeshan Ayyub's message of solidarity amid protests
The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, which has led to peaceful protests across the country, took a nasty turn on Sunday with the Delhi police cracking down on students at Jamia Millia Islamia University and Aligarh Muslim University. The clashes that left many injured, drew mixed reactions on many celebrities, citizens and opposition members, strongly condemned it.
Amidst the tension and protests that have erupted across the country, 'Article 15' star Zeeshan Ayyub recorded a meeting urging Indians to stand united and not be victimized by such important matters. A tweet making the rounds on social media said the actor, They are haunting you for their amusement. They have no work to show, Kashmir, Pak issues have now failed to continue to fool them into coming up with all the important things. Don't be fooled, stand up. (sic) ”
Watch the video below:
WATCH: They cheat on you for their entertainment. They have no work to show, Kashmir, Pak issue… https://t.co/iUXjH6npbj - Prashant Kumar (@scribe_prashant) 1576573966000
Swara Bhasker shared the video and applauded the actor for his statement, saying, Good on you @Mdzeeshanayyub.
Good on you @Mdzeeshanayyub 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾👍🏾 ♥ ️ ♥ ️ ♥ ️🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳 https://t.co/RbwhCFoJI1 - Voice of Bhasker (@ReallySwara) 1576576311000
Swara was among the first few stars in Bollywood to condemn clashes between police and students, photos and videos which went viral on social media. Surprising messages of violence, tears streaming from #Jamia to #Delhi! Why are students treated like criminals? Why do the hostels tear away .. ??? What's going on with #DelhiPolice ???? Surprising and embarrassing! # CABProtests, he tweeted.
Shocking messages of violence, tears flow from #Jamia to #Delhi! Why are students being treated like criminals? ... https://t.co/j8WcmKmYnd - Voice of Bhasker (@ReallySwara) 1576425262000
Since then, many Bollywood stars have continued to extend their support to the University of Delhi students Jamia Millia Islamia. The actors are included Ayushmann Khurrana , Vicky Kaushal , Sidharth Malhotra , Parineeti Chopra, Bhumi Pednekar, Mahesh Bhatt , Soni Razdan, Taapsee Pannu , Sayani Gupta, She's Mirza, Pooja Bhatt , Riteish Deshmukh , Rajkummar Rao among others came out of solidarity with students in Sunday clashes.