Sidharth Malhotra Faces Backlash For Tweet; Clarifies Meaning

Delhi, Haryana and several other parts of the country have been in chaos ever since the verdict against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was declared. The violence has claimed the lives of more than 30 people. Everyone is on edge because of the current situation and this frustration hit actor Sidharth Malhotra as he promoted his film ‘A Gentlemen’.

The actor Tweeted, “To all the people of Haryana, please stay safe. Hope you can see our film soon #Agentleman #PeaceAndLove”. The twitteratti didn’t take this lightly and slammed the actor posting statements like, “After this shameless tweet people should bycott his film” and “This was a shameful way of promoting your film. For god sake can you get considerate”.

Giving a clarification for the Tweet, Sidharth posted, “To people who are commenting on my morning tweets,they were made before the verdict! Thoughts and prayers”. He also shared his condolences to the people in Punjab and Haryana and posted, “It's really sad to see the situation worsen since morning and see people in Punjaband Haryana. Love and prayers”.

‘A Gentlemen’ has been directed by Krishna D.K. and Raj Nidimoru and hit the screen yesterday.

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Sidharth Malhotra Faces Backlash For Tweet; Clarifies Meaning