I, Rishabh Raj (bollywood actor), am very sad to see the response of our countrymen towards our country.
Anurag Kashyap statement: “Prime Minister Narendra Modi should say sorry. Is he doing all these for publicity or supporting those who are anti-nationals? Or does he purely means business like East India Company.”
I am an ardent fan of Anurag Kashyap. Being an actor myself, I admire his works. But due respect to Anurag Kashyap, I do not support his statement. Our ideals have changed over a period of time. There was a time when our countrymen were ready to do or die for the country. We made movies fully devoted to our county. But today Bollywood is only looking for Publicity. As it is rightly said, “Bad publicity is also publicity.” Box office collection is what every producer looks for. But what if, it is at the cost of your motherland’s respect. Is it worth it?
It makes me thinks sometimes, why people like Bhagat Singh died for India? Why Soldiers every day die for India? Why school children donated their pocket money for army during Kargil War? Why 80% of Indians say go against Pakistan? What heritage are we ready to give our next generation? If they can so can You. Doesn’t your heart beats faster when you hear Vande Matram songs? Doesn’t your inner self rises when u listen Mera Rang De Basanti Chola? Doesn’t it seem wrong to you to support those who are wounding our motherland?
Business is our need. It gives us growth, development, advancement in technology. But is business so important that we forget to understand India is bigger than you. We tend to forget India is and will always be bigger than us. Our individuality, our roots, our presence is because of India. India has given us the structure on which we are standing. We are there if India is there. If India gets destroyed by enemies, who are we – Nothing.
Soldiers have lost their lives in the past so that the common public can sleep peacefully in their house. But is it only the duty of Soldiers towards India? Is it not the responsibility of each and every person to stand for India in time of need? We are one of the largest populated countries. Our unity, our strength has the power to destroy all evil forces once and for all.
I have faced a similar situation. My first movie Jhansi Ki Rani was 80% complete when the attack on Taj happened. The lead actress in the movie was Mera – Pakistani actress. Our producer didn’t even think twice to get free publicity in the name of the country. He just changed the lead actress. The lead actress had worked very hard; the entire team had worked very hard. It was a huge loss to me and my dreams were shattered. But I did not go against my country. Country always comes first because this county again gave me a chance to stand and do what I ever wanted to do.
I would request Indians to raise their voice and teach a lesson to those who use India as a platform to just make money like East India Company. They should be thrown out of country because they are East India Company virus and its vaccination is the need of today.
Rishabh Raj email : firstname.lastname@example.org