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Thappad: Within a few hours after release, #boycottthappad is trending on Twitter; here is why

Anubhav Sinha and Taapsee Pannu's Thappad is facing a serious problem, as some section of people have started trending the hashtag #boycottthappad; read more

Thappad: Within a few hours after release, #boycottthappad is trending on Twitter; here is why
BANGALORE, First Published Feb 28, 2020, 12:44 PM IST
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Today, Anubhav Sinha and Taapsee Pannu's much-talked-about movie Thappad hit the silver screens. The movie got outstanding reviews from critics and Bollywood celebs, and people are calling it a 'must-watch'.

But there are a few sections of people  who are against the movie and they have started trending #boycottthappad. The reason is that the people associated with the movie like the director Anubhav Sinha and the lead actor Taapsee Pannu have recently opposed the CAA (Citizenship Amendment Bill).

Not just that, Anubhav has also forced many Bollywood celebs to raise their voice against it. And last month, both Taapsee and Anubhav had taken part in the protest against it in Mumbai.   

Hence, netizens are saying that these two people have not only opposed an important Bill like the CAA, but have also instigated the people to protest over it. Some have alleged that they have an anti-national propaganda in mind.

Gulab Singh @jatin_gulab: #boycottthappad yaad h na hindu hater @anubhavsinha n @taapsee. Every hindu have to hard #Thappad to them.

Shreedhar Iyer @iyer_shreedhar: #boycottthappad The director Anubhav Sinha & actor Tapsee actor of #Thappad movie have instigated people to protest against Giving citizenships to persecuted minorities (poor Hindus) in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan #CAA So, #boycottthappad

Hitesh Valecha @hvalecha: I will not watch #Thappad as I don't like @taapsee she is negative personality & as an actress also she isn't good, one expression, tilted face & raised upper lips & showing unnecessary aggression. Though I have liked Badla but it was due to @SrBachchan So #boycottthappad

Rohit Kanwar @RohitKa09156866: Day and night toxic anti-CAA propaganda by Bollywood gang of @ReallySwara @anubhavsinha @RichaChadha @anuragkashyap72 @taapsee is partly responsible for Shaheenbagh and other such events in Delhi, leading to Delhi riots. They have blood on their hands. #BoycottThappad

Alok Kumar @alokdubey1408: The producer,director Abhinav Sinha & actor Tapsee actor of movie #Thappad & brazen #UrbanNaxals They abuse our democratically elected PM & HM day&night. थप्पड़ फिल्म को थप्पड़ मार देना! #बायकाट_थप्पड़ TIME2TEACH LESSON #boycottthappad #boycottthappad

sumedha tuli @mesumedha: Request everyone not to ask anyone to boycott this or that movie. Such movies r anyways a flop like Chhapak. By tweeting about its boycott u all r actually making people aware that such a movie exists. #boycottthappad

Nittin Sharma @nittin07: How a movie is going to change the mind n BTW Hindus woman have rights .. They can go out wearing jeans ... Dont watch #Thappad. #boycottthappad , save money is slowdown. Each penny matters I SUPPORT CAA , NRC .

Rohit Kanwar @RohitKa09156866: We have to ensure that we don't read the tweets of antinationals like @ReallySwara @anubhavsinha @anuragkashyap72 @taapsee @VishalBhardwaj @RichaChadha. We have to boycott all the movies in which they appear. They instigated Delhi riots. #BoycottThappad #DelhiRiots

Amit Maheshwari @aoneamit: I am against domestic violence but I am against using national issues to promote your movies. Hate speeches were given and lies were spread against CAA by these irresponsible actors/directors. #boycottthappad @SHolimath @bsoni_7 @girishalva @ShefVaidya @GopalKeshri @KiranKS

Lakshya Chauhan @laskhya: We have seen it all... We know them all.. Want to hit them back Democratically... Dont support their Economics... Hit their finances.. #boycottthappad #BoycottTakht #BoycottRadioMirchi #BoycottSheerQorma @dharmicverangna @ShefVaidya @agnj @TheShuchiSingh

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