Mumbai, September 16
Security has been elevated outdoors bungalows of Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan in Mumbai, a day after she advised Parliament that the movie trade was being defamed by some and requested the federal government to guard and help it, a police official mentioned.
“Amitabh Bachchan already has X category security cover. After the speech (in Parliament by Jaya Bachchan), we stepped up peripheral security and increased patrolling outside their bungalows in Juhu,” the official mentioned.
The Bachchans have ‘Jalsa’, ‘Janak’ and ‘Pratiksha’ bungalows in Juhu. They reside in ‘Jalsa’ and ‘Pratiksha’.
The official mentioned the safety has been stepped up as a precautionary measure to keep away from any untoward incident in view of Jaya Bachchan’s speech.
Batting for Bollywood that has been below a cloud for the reason that demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June on the ground of the Rajya Sabha, Jaya Bachchan on Tuesday argued for presidency help to the leisure trade and slammed these tarnishing its picture.
In her speech, she had used a Hindi proverb to say these defaming the trade have been biting the fingers that fed them.
Though Bachchan didn’t take any names, her speech got here a day after BJP’s Lok Sabha MP and Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan mentioned there was an issue of drug dependancy within the movie trade.
She had additionally mentioned she fully disagrees with those that time period the leisure trade a “gutter”, a time period utilized by actor Kangana Ranaut to explain Bollywood in a tweet final month. — PTI