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Have you heard? Vikram Gokhale extended support to Kangana Ranaut’s remark on India's independence

Updated on: 16 November,2021 12:51 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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On Monday, veteran actor Vikram Gokhale found himself among the top trends on Twitter for backing Kangana Ranaut

Have you heard? Vikram Gokhale extended support to Kangana Ranaut’s remark on India's independence

Kangana Ranaut and Vikram Gokhale


Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale extended support to Kangana Ranaut’s controversial remarks about what India achieved in 1947 was “bheek”, and the country got “real freedom” in 2014 when Narendra Modi became the prime minister. Speaking at an event in Pune, Gokhale said what Ranaut had said was true. “We were given freedom. Many people were just mute spectators when freedom fighters were hanged during British rule. These mute spectators included many senior leaders. They didn’t save the freedom fighters who were fighting against the British,” said Gokhale on the sidelines of an event organised by the Bramhan Mahasangh. On Monday, Gokhale found himself among the top trends on Twitter for backing Ranaut. A section of netizens lauded his “courageous move”, while others pointed that this had “guaranteed him a Padma Shri next year”. Maharashtra minister Bacchu Kadu is the latest to condemn Ranaut. He said, “She should be asked to leave the country and be allowed to return only after she apologises profusely.” He further said all political parties must come together to take action against the actor, adding that the Padma Shri given to her must be immediately taken back. Ranaut earlier stated that she will return the honour if proved wrong.


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