‘Mulk‘ is an upcoming theatrical patriotic-drama movie directed by Anubhav Sinha. It stars Rishi Kapoor, Tapsee Pannu, Ashutosh Rana and Prateik Babbar in pivotal roles. The movie traces the journey of a Muslim family to reclaim its lost honor when one of its members is evidently a terrorist. In other news, former cricketer Imran Khan has won the Pakistan elections and will most probably become Pak’s next Prime Minister. Now, most of you must be wondering how these two pieces of information relate to each other.
Well, ideally there isn’t a lot common between the two. But in a recent tweet, actor Rishi Kapoor has made an outlandish connection between Imran’s victory and his upcoming movie. What happened was, Rishi Kapoor, tweeted to congratulate Imran Khan on his win. But in the process, Kapoor cunningly tried to promote his movie as well.
But Twitterati did not let Rishi Kapoor slide by unscathed. Before divulging any further, first let’s have a look at Rishi’s tweet:
Well spoken Imran Khan. I have been saying whatever you said on all channels past two days regarding India-Pakistan! I hope you succeed in making your “Mulk” have good relations with my “Mulk” pic.twitter.com/YCe741vW22
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) July 26, 2018
An actor who is known for his snappy tweets that sometimes border on arrogance has missed the mark this time. The Twitterati began trolling Rishi Kapoor for this ill-logical marketing stunt in the following tweets:
Indian media is super hyper:
Indian media is so hyper ,jb apky mulk ka election hota hy hamry media per news tk nahin hoti likin ager taimoor smile kry woh news zaror ati hy 😎😊
— Javeria Siddique (@javerias) 26 July 2018
Oh God! Movie promotions even in a congratulatory message:
Yahan bhi movie promotion 🤦
— Keshav Bapat (@kewlkeshav) July 26, 2018
What else can one expect from Bollywood people:
Bollywood walo se kya expect krte ho?
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— Raj Aryan🚩🚩🇮🇳 (@RajArya37673900) July 26, 2018
This is way too much, he’s using Pak’s election results to promote his movie:
इसमे भी फ़िल्म की प्रोमोशन कर लिया आपने,इतनी क्या।।।
हद है यार!
“देश” से बड़ा आपलोगो के लिए “फिल्मी मुल्क” है ना सर
— SudhanShu (@pehlaSudhanShu) July 26, 2018
To hell with his movie promotions:
To hell with your movie promotion!
— Mukund Iyer (@IyerM04) July 26, 2018
What he says is irrelevant, what remains true is that Pak is the mothership of terrorism:
— Kautilya (@Kaut06174091) July 27, 2018
Bollywood is all about making money but never expected this out of the Kapoor family
Petty very petty you find excuse to promote your movie, always belive bollywood is only about money and using movies to expliot events to make movies and money ..Atleast not expected this from kapoor khandan
— Roop Darak (@roopnayandarak) July 27, 2018
The movie which has mostly been shot in Benaras and Lucknow is all set to release on August 3, 2018.