Mumbai, August 19
Producer Ekta Kapoor has distanced herself from Pavitra Rishta Fund, arrange with an goal to unfold psychological well being consciousness amongst folks.
Her resolution comes after Vishal Kirti, brother-in-law of Sushant Singh Rajput, gave out a robust message towards utilizing the late actor as a poster boy for psychological well being consciousness.
The fund drew its title from Ekta Kapoor’s “Pavitra Rishta”, the TV sequence that made Sushant a family title earlier than he grew to become a Bollywood star. The producer was being severely trolled for lending assist to the fund, a gesture that many felt meant she was supporting the melancholy concept in Sushant’s demise, which his household has rejected.
Social media customers quickly launched the hashtag #DisgraceOnEktaKapoor, which began trending.
Ekta has subsequently tweeted: “Even though this is not a fund started by me, but started by Zee and is a needed one at that, I am always with Zee for any other mental awareness fund that they want to do, but on this one I would like to respectfully dissociate myself. #SSR Hope the truth prevails.”
She additionally posted a observe that learn: “While I support the cause of mental health, I dissociate myself from the Pavitra Rishta Fund till the investigations are carried out, and we have a clear picture on Sushant’s unfortunate death. I withdraw myself from this fund individually as of now, as it seems that there is more to this tragic incident. Like the rest of the country, I would like the truth to come out.”
Earlier, the producer was closely trolled on social media over her affiliation with the Pavitra Rishta Fund.
“How dare you Ekta Kapoor? The proceeding is on process and people like you declared him mentally unstable! You and your whole gang should check your sanity,” wrote one person, whereas one other mentioned: “For Ekta Kapoor Death is a business”.
On June 14, Sushant was discovered lifeless in his dwelling in Mumbai. In July, a month after Sushant’s demise, Ekta had joined arms with Zee5 India CEO Tarun Katial for the Pavitra Rishta Fund. IANS
Even although this isn’t a fund began by me, however began by Zee and is a wanted one at that, I’m all the time with Zee for every other psychological consciousness fund that they need to do, however on this one I want to respectfully dissociate myself. #SSR Hope the reality prevails. pic.twitter.com/XGjiVEUZ1t
— Ekta Kapoor (@ektarkapoor) August 19, 2020