My blog has become a depressing one..I find it a teadious job to look into every single alleged violent verse,read its context,its meaning,compare it with 2-3 translations,read more and finally come to a conclusion..I guess me and my readers need a break..
Read below and look into your mirror and ask yourself whether you were made a monkey or a donkey by media..
Goldie Behl was on centre stage and enjoying every moment. And in his exuberance and enthusiasm, the two film old director waxed loud his jubilance in English. As he handed the mike to Jaya Bachchan, the actress’ opening line was, “I shall speak in hindi as the film has been made in hindi.” Thereafter the actress only spoke about the film and her association with the Behl’s.
Post that all the speakers on stage tried to speak as much hindi as their command of the language allowed. The last speaker was Priyanka Chopra. She started by saying, “since Jaya ji has said to speak in hindi….” Here she was interrupted by Jaya Bachchan. Jaya had her face turned away from Priyanka, but on hearing the statement, turned towards Priyanka and said.. “since we are from UP, we should speak in hindi”. Jaya Bachchan was referring to Priyanka who hails from Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareilly district and herself, as her family is from Allahabad. The ‘we’ meant Priyanka and the Bachchans.
Taking the first statement completely out of context blew things out of proportion. And it required a humble Amitabh Bachchan to resolve matters by offering a public apology.
The issue here is “are celebrities targeted by politicians or by a media”, who will manipulate things to garner more TRP’s and sales figures? Raj Thackeray was not present at the function and went by the video clips shown across channels. The media was present and irresponsible journalism saw a situation being created where Mumbai city was once again the target of political activists.
Reputed english channels held debates with people from across all sections, be it Mahesh Bhatt or Sanjay Nirupam. Each had a story to narrate and a point to prove. But sitting in their plush offices in Mumbai and Delhi, did senior anchors, once the best reporters in the business and who conducted these shows, bother to see the entire footage before deciding on doing half hour specials and debates.
It is a sorry state of affairs and being a journalist, I am quite ashamed at what lengths one can go to grab some eyeballs.
I couldn’t stop laughing myself when I read this..How many people,maybe billons of people,religiously engaged in hot debates when Raj Thakery and Bachans were playing hide and seek..lol..I have seem blogs having steaming debate on whether hindi is ‘national’ or ‘offficial’ language of India and seen many people spending too much time collecting regarding links..ROFL…Even I spent about 2 hrs a day ,fuming my head over anger towards Raj( but in my poinion,Raj was rasing a good point,but he didn’t put it well and instead acted like a Don)..May all my fuming thoughts rest in peace and may all those time wasted over a false news,too rest in peace..
It is a two day old news..I was waiting for a break as it would be odd to post on Bachan when talking about war laws..lol..