Two individuals from the film club have been set under investigation by web based life for sharing enthusiastic tributes to entertainer Sushant Singh Rajput, who was discovered dead at his Mumbai home on Sunday. Twitter is destroying movie producer Karan Johar and entertainer Alia Bhatt for having recently spoken pretentiously about Mr Rajput on the show Koffee With Karan – both Mr Johar and Ms Bhatt presented tributes on Sushant Singh Rajput; Mr Johar likewise composed a self-recriminatory note reprimanding himself for not having been in contact with Mr Rajput in the course of the most recent year. “I’m in a covert government of stun,” tweeted Alia Bhatt on Sunday, “You left us too early.” Karan Johar wrote in his tweet, “This is appalling. I have such solid recollections of the occasions we shared.”
On Twitter, both Karan Johar and Alia Bhatt are being censured for an episode of Koffee With Karan in which, asked to rate three male actors in a Rapid Fire question – the choices were Sushant Singh Rajput, Ranveer Singh and Varun Dhawan – Ms Bhatt said, “Sushant Singh Rajput, who?” This has been flagged several times in the comments thread on both Ms Bhatt’s tweet and Karan Johar’s.
Sushant Singh Rajput, who belonged to a non-film background. Mr Johar has been previously involved in controversial conversations about nepotism and favouritism, notably when actress Kangana Ranaut called him the “flagbearer of nepotism” on Koffee With Karan. Mr Johar later chanted “Nepotism rocks” at the IIFA Awards, along with actors Varun Dhawan and Saif Ali Khan – all three have parents who worked in the film industry.
Karan Johar, who produced Sushant Singh Rajput’s last project – Netflix film Drive – shared a note on Instagram on Sunday in which he wrote, “I blame myself for not being in touch with you for the past year. I have felt at times like you may have needed people to share your life with but somehow I never followed up on that feeling. Will never make that mistake again.”