Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar & Ajay Devgn's 'India Together' tweets face backlash, called 'biggest opportunists'

Netizens lashed out at celebrities for their co-ordinated tweets using hashtags like #IndiaTogether #IndiaAgainstPropaganda and called them out for not standing with the farmers.
Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar & Ajay Devgn's 'India Together' tweets face backlash, called 'biggest opportunists'.
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The farmers' protests in India has gained solid international attention in the last 24 hours. From Rihanna to Greta Thunberg, many international personalities took to social media to extend their support to farmers who have been protesting for the last few months over the Centre's farms laws. "We stand in solidarity with the #FarmersProtest in India," tweeted Greta while Rihanna said, "why aren’t we talking about this?! #FarmersProtest." 

While their tweets received support from netizens and personalities at large, the Ministry of External Affairs issued a statement with the hashtags #IndiaAgainstPropaganda and #IndiaTogether. Soon after, these hashtags were used by various politicians and Bollywood celebrities as they backed the Centre over its farm laws. 

"Don’t fall for any false propaganda against India or Indian policies. Its important to stand united at this hour w/o any infighting #IndiaTogether #IndiaAgainstPropaganda," tweeted Ajay Devgn. Whereas, Karan Johar tweeted, "We live in turbulent times and the need of the hour is prudence and patience at every turn. Let us together, make every effort we can to find solutions that work for everyone—our farmers are the backbone of India. Let us not let anyone divide us. #IndiaTogether." 

Akshay Kumar tweeted a part of the MEA statement saying, "Farmers constitute an extremely important part of our country. And the efforts being undertaken to resolve their issues are evident. Let’s support an amicable resolution, rather than paying attention to anyone creating differences. #IndiaTogether #IndiaAgainstPropaganda." Ekta Kapoor, Suniel Shetty and Kangana Ranaut were also some other celebs who tweeted using these hashtags. 

Netizens lashed out at the celebrities for their co-ordinated tweets and called them out for not standing with the farmers. While some called them 'opportunists', others brought up Akshay's Canadian citizenship to the fore. 

Take a look at some of the reactions below: 

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Anonymous 2 months ago

Why did these Bollywood actors not demand justice for SSR?? They are against the common man.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Karan Johar thinks he is superpower. He used his power in Bollywood to insult SUshant Singh Rajput because he was common man. Today he is doing the same thing again against the farmers. His films must be boycotted in Punjab and Haryana.

Anonymous 2 months ago

time for Rihanna to speak abt SSR murder as well then these cowards from bullywood will open their dirty mouth

Anonymous 2 months ago

Dude what does that have to do with Farmers protesting ever lived in homeless shelters I know none of you all have so keep shut trolls

Anonymous 2 months ago

buddha uncles pls retire ji

Anonymous 2 months ago

this is possibly the worst phase of Bollywood in our history!! despicable.. absolutely despicable! on one hand we have a Ms. diarrhea mouth who just spews hate and keeps trying to prove she is Deshbhakt no.1! on teh other hand are the rest who for 2 months havnt opened their mouth suddenly all together have started putting their 'stand' forward! and mind you none.. none have taken a stand against or for the farmer protest fearing backlash!! just ki bhai #indiatogether. So many of their tweets are word to word copy of each other check sania nehwal and akshay kumars tweet! please just cancel this disgusting celebrity culture! they care for no one but themselves! they all can support BLM but their own country they will not say a word till paid for! sick! PV please post

Anonymous 2 months ago

Spineless people. Will remember this. Shameless and coward people

Anonymous 2 months ago

Boycott these Bollywood stars, let them have no power. Give the power back to common people who actually care about India

Anonymous 2 months ago

Money talks! All sold. Selfish & spineless

Anonymous 2 months ago

PR stunt gone Wong...

Anonymous 2 months ago

All they care about is the money riding on there movies everything else is PR. Fake Face

Anonymous 2 months ago

BETTER LATE THEM THAN NEVER. BTW Sooryavanshi is releasing in April so why will they do this in Feb for the film? Idiot netizens.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Promoting their next movie where they play cops

Anonymous 2 months ago

If Canadian kumar can speak so can Rihanna. Same difference, neither one of them is indian

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