Bollywood backs Anna Hazare
The entire nation joins hands with social activist Anna Hazare’s movement to demolish corruption. Bollywood is also not behind, they all came forward in full force to support Anna Hazare's national cause and condemns his arrest.
Celebrities used twitter as their weapon to voice their opinion and support Anna. Veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi tweeted, “We condemn the arrest of Anna Hazare and his team and the ban on the proposed fast. Right to protest peacefully is a democratic right”.
Minnisha Lamba posted, “Happy I-Day India! Gr8 goin by ARRESTING #AnnaHazare.. Show d world how ready we r 2be a superpower! India NOT Shining.”
Vishal Dadlani of musical duo Vishal-Shekhar tweeted, “They`ve arrested Anna Hazare. Bad move, Government. BIG mistake! You`ve made yourselves look dictatorial, and Anna, even more of a martyr!”
The composer further added, “Whoever wins this battle, WE get an imperfect law! Either a draconian law, prone to misuse(Anna`s draft), OR a toothless one(Govt.`s draft).”
Model turned actor Milind Soman posted “Of course:)there were also Indians who didn`t support Quit India movement:)Stand up and Fight corruption in the best way U know,but FIGHT!!”
Actress Bipasha Basu gave her full support to Anna and said, “Anna Hazare needs to be supported to kill the `Demon` called `Corruption` that is eating up our Country!
Ace photographer Atul Kasbekar tweeted, “Whether one agrees wt Anna Hazare or his tactics, no one in their right mind could possibly fall for a story that he is corrupt.”
Actor R Madhavan said, “Is the Govt afraid, that like the right to Info bill, passing the Lok Pal too may come back to bite them in their posterior.”
Purab Kohli has decided to support Anna and would peacefully protest against his arrest. He tweeted, “Im going to go to peacefully protest the arrest of Anna Sahib Hazare. Someone who is fighting peacefully day and night for ME.”
Thinking filmmakers like Anurag Kashyap and Shekhar Kapur questioned the credibility of the government. Kashyap tweeted, “Congress,by use of force is just reaffirming the negative view people have of their governance and gives more credibility to the accusations”.
Shekhar Kapur also had similar views. He posted on twitter, If #Annahazare is not allowed peaceful Satyagraha then we r not a tru Democracy.”
Anupam Kher who has been actively involved in the movement since the beginning urged everyone to maintain peace. The actor tweeted, "The MOST important thing for all of us to remember is to keep this protest absolutely PEACEFUL. That is what ANNA wishes."