Ishaan Khatter has responded to some man who questioned his Blackout Tuesday post to protest the cops killing of George Floyd in the usa. The hashtag #BlackOutTuesday had become the top trending item on Twitter as several celebrities posted black screen shots to signal support for racial justice. The social media blackout was “to reveal that racism of any sort can not be tolerated”.
A person commented, “Didn’t have the guts to speak out when the Delhi police did the same thing to unarmed students but now wow.?, as Ishaan Khatter posted a black frame on Instagram?
I did, even though reacting to the troll, the actor said, “Not that I owe you or anybody an explanation. Find somebody else to nitpick on. It is now time to show solidarity for the entire world as you, to never find faults in those people who are doing the work.”
His fans also arrived in their support. Praising the actor, a fan wrote, “Whenever someone raises their voice. Ppl inquire about past, why failed to u… Could be they felt conscious now, can be they was without this passion before, may be they were policing the way that they behave in virtual world. No less than, they started now. We need to appreciate whoever stands in solidarity. We ought to look forward not backwards in past.” Another commented, “could not have stated it better! .” Yet another called it “an on-point reply.”
All from Hollywood celebrities GalGadot and Rihanna, Nick Jonas to Preity Zinta, Radhika Apte, Neha Dhupia shared black screenshots in the Blackout Tuesday protest.
Ishaan was last seen in his debut Bollywood film Dhadak. He will be seen opposite Ananya Panday in Khaali Peeli and Mira Nair’s film based on Vikram Seth’s book, An Appropriate Boy. The film also stars Tabu.