Richa Chadha lands in the soup with her Galwan tweet: 4 times her social media ‘adventures’ backfired | Photo: file (image for display)
Richa Chadha, a Bollywood actress, regularly makes headlines with her controversial comments and tweets. The Fukrey actress recently came under fire for making an “insensitive comment” about the 2020 Galwan crash, which claimed the lives of several Indian Army soldiers.
According to ANI, Richa was responding to Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi’s statement on Wednesday that the Indian Army is ready to carry out instructions such as reclaiming Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). Social media users quickly became enraged by the actress’s tweet and began savagely mocking her. The actress’ upcoming crime comedy Fukrey 3 is also being trolled and online users are calling for a boycott of the film.
Richa finally broke the silence and apologized. Chadha claimed that she did not mean to offend anyone with her comment and that she has the utmost respect for the armed forces. The actress has often been involved in controversy and has been targeted by online trolls because of her tweets.
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In June this year, after tweeting that the UAE had suspended “exports” of Indian wheat for four months, Chadha was attacked on social media. Actress Richa Chadha got caught up in a debate when she got confused between exports and imports, then made a sarcastic reference to India’s current food shortage and political imbalance.
This year, the assassination of Congress leader and Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala has sparked considerable political controversy in the country. After the incident, Bollywood actress Richa Chadha questioned why the Punjab government had only given Moose Wala two guards, while jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi had been given 10 guards and a bulletproof car.
Richa Chadha also commented on the controversy surrounding Nupur Sharama’s remark about the Prophet Muhammad.
#Thinking out loud Withdrawal of the statement is useless. Is it even apoloose if the extract is pressurized? Why Mausi n samausi always repeat and defend nonsense + gaslight. Tho itihaas is sakshi that,
Jab jab jaan bachani thi, maafi hi kaam aani thi! Respect your hero okay?#SorryBabu pic.twitter.com/eArEPy8CQQ— RichaChadha (@RichaChadha) June 6, 2022
Several actors praised the Netflix series Delhi Crime for its performance after it won India’s first Emmy Award. Richa Chadha also praised the success of the series on Twitter, which led to backlash against her. One internet user objected, pointing out how the horrific night of Nirbhaya’s murderous crime has now inadvertently become the ‘pride of India’.
To which she responded, writing, “True crime ko kam karne ke liye kuch kiya aapne? Shame on rape culture sphere na, why the show? The industry is celebrating the achievement of a show made on the subject that has won international acclaim. Solve reality first. Many rapes, so brutal, have occurred. You can’t deny reality”
Actual crime ko kam karne ke liye kuch kiya aapne? Shame on rape culture sphere na, why the show? The industry is celebrating the achievement of a show made on the subject that has won international acclaim. Solve reality first. Many rapes, so brutal, have occurred. You cannot deny reality. https://t.co/Ag8qKiOeqp — RichaChadha (@RichaChadha) November 25, 2020
The actress also responded to the ‘Boycott Bollywood’ trend in September. Richa posted a video of herself on her Instagram account peeking her head out of the car and catching a glimpse of “rolling Ganapati” from the sets of her new project.
She captioned the video with a lengthy comment that read, “I wonder if people who call the Hindi film industry rubbish have ever gone to a set and looked at the people who work there… looked them in the eye and … I highly doubt it.” She further added that she believes some of the boycott calls were just to get people out of their jobs.
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