Actors Diljit Dosanjh and Kangana Ranaut were entangled in a bitter war of words over the farmers’ dissent on Thursday, a Twitter spat that started with Shaheen Bagh protestor Bilkis Bano however before long poured out over to verbally abusing, Punjabi character, the Delhi revolts and even some muscle flexing over the mother figure.
The two, one a big name vocalist-actor from Punjab and the other a Bollywood star known for her aggressive remarks, started squabbling on the social-media platform on Wednesday night and proceeded till well into Thursday.
Recently, Ranaut misidentified a lady farmer from Punjab as Bilkis Bano, the octogenarian who stood out as truly newsworthy during the counter CAA fights recently in the Delhi neighborhood of Shaheen Bagh. She shared a tweet asserting that the ‘Shaheen Bagh dadi’ additionally joined the farmers’ agitation over the new agri laws at different fringe purposes of the national capital.
She retweeted the post with pictures of two older ladies, including Bilkis Bano, and composed that “same Dadi” who highlighted in Time Magazine was “available in 100 rupees”.
At the point when Twitter clients called attention to that both the ladies were extraordinary, Ranaut supposedly erased her tweet.
The floodgates opened after that.
Dosanjh shared a BBC meeting of the woman who Ranaut had wrongly distinguished as Bilkis Bano and tweeted on Wednesday that her name is Mahinder Kaur.
“Tune in to this with confirmation, Kangana. One shouldn’t be so visually impaired… You are stating pretty much anything,” the entertainer, who hails from Dosanjh Kalan town close to Jalandhar, Punjab, said in Romanised Punjabi.
As the dissent by farmers, generally from Punjab and Haryana, accumulated force, he discovered help from individual Punjabi star vocalists Ranjit Bawa and Himanshi Khurana.
In the disdainful excahnge that followed, Ranaut called Dosanjh producer Karan Johar’s “pet”, a bootlicker and inquired as to whether he wasn’t embarrassed about safeguarding someone who incited the Delhi revolts recently. She additionally said her remarks were coordinated towards Bilkis Bano and not Mahinder Kaur, somebody she said she didn’t have the foggiest idea.
Dosanjh, a mainstream name in Punjabi films who shot to public notoriety with the 2016 Hindi film Udta Punjab, thus inquired as to whether she was a doormat of everybody she has worked with. “At that point the rundown will be long,” he said.
“These individuals aren’t from Bollywood, they are from Punjab. You realize how to lie and induce individuals by playing with their feelings,” he added.
Attesting his Punjabi character, Dosanjh said Ranaut, even as a lady, doesn’t have the habits to converse with somebody’s mom or sister.”Our moms are god for us. You have caused a serious ruckus. Google the Punjabi,” he said.
“Each word you state is that way, what do you need? They resemble God for us. Did no one show you any behavior of talking? Punjabis will show you how to address the individuals who are senior to you,” he added.
Thus it went on.