Producer Ekta Kapoor has distanced herself from Pavitra Rishta Fund, arrange with an goal to unfold psychological well being consciousness amongst individuals. Her choice comes after Vishal Kirti, brother-in-law of Sushant Singh Rajput, gave out a robust message in opposition to utilizing the late actor as a poster boy for psychological well being consciousness.
The fund drew its identify from Ekta Kapoor’s Pavitra Rishta, the TV sequence that made Sushant a family identify earlier than he turned 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 principle in Sushant’s demise, which his household had rejected.
Social media customers quickly launched the hashtag #ShameOnEktaKapoor, which began trending.
Ekta has subsequently tweeted, “Even though this fund has not been started by me… 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.”