Shekhar Gupta Targets Sunny Deol For Acting In Films Showing Islamic Terrorism, Gets Slammed By Twitterati

3:02 pm 14 Jun, 2018

Shekhar Gupta is a well-known Indian journalist presently holding the position of editor-in-chief of ThePrint. He earlier held the same position in The Indian Express for 19 years. Under his leadership, the media house received Vienna-based International Press Institute’s award three times. He was also awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2009 for his contribution in the field of journalism by UPA government.

Being an adherent user of social media, many times his comments have landed him in soup. The recent scenario is something similar where he commented on Priyanka Chopra’s Quantico fiasco.

 

Journalist Shekhar Gupta Targets Sunny Deol For Acting In Films Showing Islam Terrorism, Get Slammed By Twitterati

 

He tweeted an article with the title ‘If Priyanka has to say sorry for showing Hindu terrorism, so should Sunny Deol to Muslims.’ Here’s the tweet:

 

 

The article basically talks about many popular films by Sunny Deol that shows Muslim extremists. Some of the names are ‘Jaal: The Trap,’ ‘Gadar: Ek Prem Katha’ and ‘The Hero: Love Story of a Spy.’

 

Journalist Shekhar Gupta Targets Sunny Deol For Acting In Films Showing Islam Terrorism, Get Slammed By Twitterati 1

 

The author further said that the character of Sunny aka the protagonist always played the role of such a person who outsmarted the villains belonging to Islamists. The author believed that the actor should apologize. Shekhar Gupta posted the story showing his appreciation. However, that irked the netizens.

Soon, they started shamming him. While some labeled his publication ‘ThePrint’ as clickbait, others came up with personal attacks. There were also those who demanded an apology from him. Here are the tweets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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