Anushka Sharma-Farokh Engineer row: Ranveer Singh, Sonam Kapoor, Parineeti laud actress' response
Farokh Engineer recently criticised the Indian selection committee, saying that they were busy catering to Anushka Sharma's needs during the recent World Cup
After Anushka Sharma shared a lengthy statement on social media as a response to India's former wicket-keeper Farokh Engineer, Bollywood celebrities immediately backed her in her stance. Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Sonam Kapoor, Kajal Aggarwal among others, spoke out in support of Anushka.
Farokh Engineer recently criticised the Indian selection committee, saying that they were busy catering to Anushka Sharma's needs during the World Cup, reported The Times of India.
Check out what the celebrities had to say to Anushka Sharma
Sharma wrote that she had always chosen not to comment on fake and fabricated news, ever since she became an actress. However, she wrote, maintaining silence on these issues has had the opposite effect.
She further added that there have been reports about how the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has faced a significant amount of trouble to accommodate her on tour with her husband. Sharma explained that she always paid for tickets to matches as well as her stay. She then addressed Engineer's remarks, where he had said that the selectors were serving her tea during a match.
Engineer had also called the selection committee a "Mickey Mouse selection committee", lacking the appropriate qualifications. Sharma, in her statement, wrote, "If you want to have a comment on the selection committee and their qualifications, please don't drag my name into it to substantiate your claim or sensationalise your opinion (sic)."
Check out Anushka Sharma's post
Anand Pandit's Chehre, featuring Amitabh Bachchan, Emraan Hashmi, gets postponed amidst rising coronavirus cases
Chehre was set to release on 9 April, but the makers are soon to announce the new release dates
'Had to make 99 Songs not just a musical, but a rollercoaster ride for an increasingly restless audience': AR Rahman
AR Rahman says while there is fear among everyone involving the release of 99 Songs in theatres amid rising cases of COVID-19, the success of the film will boost film industry.
"Does he want the vaccine or does he need it?," Hansal Mehta shared a picture of his 25-year-old son Pallava, who has Down syndrome, and asked why the government isn't opening up vaccination for all citizens.