Esha Gupta Said ‘Ban Rape Not Padmavati’ And People Wasted No Time To School Her

Members of the film and television fraternity have wholeheartedly condemned the threats against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film ‘Padmavati’ starring Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh. However, celebrities in their passion to condemn the wrong, end up saying things which fail to convey their intentions.

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This is exactly what happened to Esha Gupta when she chose to condemn the ban against ‘Padmavati’. Although Esha is known for her unabashed personality, the model-actress had a foot-in-the-mouth moment and netizens did not spare her.

According to a report in Republic, Esha said that people who focus on the film do not want to focus on real issues and that no one says ban this or that when a rape happens.


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It did not take long for netizens to take notice of her ridiculous remark and shame her for it. Twitterati were fuming and how!

1. There is no ban on using your brain!

2. Calling her silly…

3. Educate us Esha.

4. Thodi buddhi hoti toh kya baat thi…

5. Kuch bhi…

6. ‘Keep your mouth shut.’

7. Schooling her.

8. Taking the opportunity to shame the film fraternity as a whole.

But, Esha was not one to keep quiet about the slamming and took to Twitter to clarify her stance while shutting down a person who condemned her statement and intelligence.

While Esha has a right to an opinion, her words are being construed in a way that has left people enraged. Is this the result of another case of sensationalised headline by the media or a genuine foot-in-the-mouth moment? You be the judge.

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