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Sridevi death: Unlike Rishi, Vidya, Farhan, Big B slam media with few but apt words

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Published : Feb 27, 2018, 5:53 pm IST
Updated : Feb 27, 2018, 6:47 pm IST

The three actors chose the most indirect ways to convey their disapproval, while the others didn't hold back.

Vidya Balan, Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar hinted at their disapporval of the reporting of Sridevi's death.
 Vidya Balan, Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar hinted at their disapporval of the reporting of Sridevi's death.

Mumbai: One of the biggest stars of the country, Sridevi is no more and her death in Dubai on Saturday has sent shockwaves across the country.

But the coverage of the actress’ death has ruffled feathers in the film industry.

 

Rishi Kapoor’s rant at the media for calling ‘Sridevi’ a mere ‘body’ might have been arguable, but the reportage attained new lows after it was revealed on Monday that she accidentally drowned in the bathtub.

Be it stressing on alleged cosmetic surgeries, consumption of alcohol or analysing bathrooms and bathtubs, news channels went on an overdrive which didn’t please the Bollywood stars at all.

But unlike Rishi Kapoor's heated reaction, Vidya Balan, Farhan Akhtar and Amitabh Bachchan used the fewest words to supposedly express their views against the media.

Vidya, who had shared that her inspiration was no more without even mentioning Sridevi or tweeting her picture when she passed, took to Twitter to share a poster of ‘Sadma’ and only wrote, ‘May they let you rest in peace.’

 

Like Vidya, Amitabh Bachchan asked to leave the negativity for love, tweeting ‘Get back to love. It is only sustainable.’

Farhan also seemed to hint at the lowering standards of journalism by writing ‘There’s no bottom in the barrel of the graceless.’

Hema Malini also conveyed her irritation in a gentle way but her concern seemed to refer to journalists approaching her for quotes and bytes.

 

However, Sonu Sood, Rohit Roy,  ‘Ra.One’ director Anubhav Sinha, Abhishek Kapoor, fashion designer Masaba Gupta didn't hold back any thoughts and had some stinging words for them.

Sridevi’s family has been given the clearance by the Dubai Police to bring her mortal remains home.

The family is expected to reach at 11.30 pm on Tuesday, and the funeral will then be held on Wednesday.

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