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Deepika Padukone joins protest at JNU, trolls trend #BoycottChhapaak, B-Town celebs support her

Instagram: Deepika Padukone

By: Murtuza Nullwala

Deepika Padukone is currently busy with the promotions of her upcoming film Chhapaak. The film is slated to release on 10th January 2020, and recently when Deepika was in Delhi for the promotions, she visited JNU to join the protest against the attack at the university.

Well, Deepika’s presence at the protest didn’t go down well with a BJP leader and he tweeted that people should boycott her films. This started a trend on Twitter, #BoycottChhapaak. However, soon things changed and it started trending #IStandwithDeepika and #ISupportDeepika. A lot of Bollywood celebs took to Twitter to show their support to Deepika.

Shabana Azmi tweeted,  “@deepikapadukone When she was attacked over Padmavat very few came forward to support her. She knows what it feels to be targetted and she has shown exemplary courage by supporting the JNU students with quiet grace,More power to Deepika Padukone.

Anurag Kashyap tweeted, “The female of the species is, and was, and will always be the strongest of the two #DeepikaPadukone . Chhapak first day all shows . Let’s all those who stand against the violence go to @bookmyshow and show them. Make our silent statement which will be the loudest.”

Swara Bhasker tweeted, “Good on you @deepikapadukone ??????????????????????.”

Nikkhil Advani tweeted, “As producer today @deepikapadukone would’ve been standing in the preview theatres in Mumbai waiting to hear praise being showered on her maiden production. She instead chose to stand in solidarity with #JNUstudents knowing fully well the ramifications of her actions. #RESPECT”

Here are some more tweets of Bollywood celebs…

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