‘Baap Ka Maal Samjh Rakha Hai?’ Rishi Kapoor Hits Out At Public Assets Being Named After ‘Gandhis’

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12:38 pm 18 May, 2016

Popular actor Rishi Kapoor, who is not known to mince his words, has lashed out at the Gandhi family over the renaming of public institutions after politicians, specifically, the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty.

Rishi Kapoor India

Rishi Kapoor India

The actor, who was recently seen in Kapoor & Sons, hit out strongly at this trend, and wondered why the names of illustrious cultural ambassadors — such as Kishore Kumar, Manna Dey, Lata Mangeshkar, Dev Anand, Raj Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan — or eminent industrialists like JRD Tata, were not used for more public institutions.


Delhi’s Rajiv Chowk metro station

“Baap ka maal samjh rakha tha? (Do they consider it their father’s property?)” tweeted the 63-year-old actor, whose scathing and often self-deprecating tweets have earned him over a million Twitter followers.

Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi youtube

Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi youtube

This is not the first time Rishi has tweeted his thoughts about the Gandhi family. He had recently tweeted about the AgustaWestland scam. In April 2015, he tweeted on the return of Rahul Gandhi to India: “Why this fuss and hullabaloo? Someone just back after a holiday yaar give him a break. When is he to enjoy his money? In faltu days na? Samjho”

Here is a series of tweets by him:

 This also set the Twitter abuzz with reactions:


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