Reacting to the similar, Javed Akhtar shared in some other tweet, “The moment I raised my voice against the online auction of women and those glorifying Godse and preaching genocide to the army police n people, some bigots have started abusing my great great grand father, a freedom fighter who died in kala pani in 1864, What do you say to such idiots”.
In the past, Javed Akhtar’s son, actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar had additionally tweeted in opposition to the ‘sickening’ act of placing ladies for ‘public sale’. He had posted, “This is sickening! Request authorities to take swift and strict action against the people behind this grotesque act”. Several other Bollywood personalities, together with actors Swara Bhasker, Richa Chadha, Shruti Seth and screenwriter Varun Grover had additionally commented at the factor and referred to as it ‘disgusting’.