A number of members from the Tollywood fraternity, together with, Aparna Sen, Srijit Mukherji, Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, Abir Chatterjee, Ritwick Chakraborty, Kaushik Ganguly, Churni Ganguly, Kaushik Sen, Riddhi Sen, and others, took to their social media deal with to denounce the detention of director-actor Kamaleswar Mukherjee. Kamaleswar, together with seven extra folks, was arrested on Ashtami once they gathered to protest towards an incident of bookstall vandalism that occurred on Saptami within the Rashbehari space.
Kamaleswar, who is understood to be left inclined, took half in a protest gathering after a mob, allegedly the supporters of the ruling occasion, vandalised a e book stall hosted by CPIM over an anti-corruption slogan. Speaking completely to OTTPlay, he stated, “I’m grateful to each buddy, colleague, who spoke up. Apart from, a number of my pals from the business known as me personally to specific their solidarity. I’m actually grateful.”
A big group of the Bengali movie business is understood to be near the ruling occasion. Addressing this, Kamaleswar stated, “These pals in Tollywood who saved silent in regards to the atrocities are additionally talking up now. There’s a threshold and undemocratic actions have crossed their restrict.” Speaking about his arrest, he stated, “Those that vandalised had been left free and those that protested vandalism bought arrested. Together with me, a couple of extra folks bought arrested and all of them had been resisting the vandalism. That is very undemocratic, in keeping with me.”
In the meantime, quickly after the arrest, various Tollywood celebrities took to their social media and condemned the incident. Eminent filmmaker-actress Aparna Sen wrote, “To be arrested for protesting towards vandalising a bookshop!!! Has the world round us gone stark raving mad? I shouldn’t have sufficient phrases to sentence this heinous motion! Very nicely, arrest us all then! For we stand in solidarity with Kamaleshwar Mukherjee.”
Srijit was one of many first folks to react. “Afraid of books? Books? Don’t have sufficient phrases of condemnation for the arrest of Dr Kamaleswar Mukherjee. With you, Kamalda, for no matter it’s price,” he wrote.
Abir Chatterjee, who labored with Kamaleswar in Karnasubarner Guptodhon, wrote, “We love you Kamal Da and we’re happy with you. With you…”
Ritwick posted a two-liner poem protesting the incident.
Pink-director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury wrote, “The arrest of Filmmaker Dr Kamaleshwar Mukherjee and others is shameful! And for what cause? For placing up a bookstall. With you Kamal!”
Nationwide Award-winning actor Riddhi Sen stated, “Has this authorities gone insane? The arrest of Kamaleswar Mukherjee is SHAMEFUL. For what? For a bookstall? For supporting a protest towards the plunder of a ‘bookstall ‘? That is shameful. Strongly condemn this immensely meaningless and obnoxious act of flexing muscle energy. With you Kamleshwar Mukherjee, all of us want a solution for this!”