Zoya Akhtar said, β€œIf I had the national award, I would have returned it.”

 Would have given up national award if she had it How Twitter reacted to Zoya AkhtarImage: Zoya Akhtar/ Facebook.com
Flix Friday, November 06, 2015 - 17:47

After Chetan Bhagat got trolled on Twitter for making statements about returning national award if he had one, the next one to join the list is director Zoya Akhtar. Though the director is not on Twitter herself, her comments have gained quite a bit of traction.

Addressing the media at the MAMI Film Festival on Thursday, Director Zoya Akhtar said, "If I had the national award, I would have returned it. It is a peaceful way of saying things, expressing things. I support them.”

She added, β€œIt is an important statement that people are making about the situation. It is a brave act for artists to do.”

After these comments, there came a wave of tweet reactions.






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