Mumbai, September 16
The Shiv Sena on Wednesday got here out in help of Rajya Sabha MP and veteran actor Jaya Bachchan for slamming those that claimed there was an issue of drug habit within the movie business.
“Those who make such claims are hypocrites and their statements smack of double standards,” the Shiv Sena mentioned in an editorial in celebration mouthpiece ‘Saamana’.
Bachchan on Tuesday criticised these tarnishing the picture of the movie business. Her remarks got here a day after BJP’s Lok Sabha MP and Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan mentioned there was an issue of drug habit within the movie business.
Supporting Bachchan’s stand, the Marathi each day mentioned, “A doping test should be conducted on those who claim that all artists and technicians in the film industry are under the influence of drugs.”
The Shiv Sena mentioned the muse of the Indian movie business was laid by Dadasaheb Phalke, a Maharashtrian. The business made a begin with silent motion pictures like ‘Raja Harishchandra’ and reached the current pinnacle of success because of the onerous work of lakhs of individuals.
It additionally mentioned actors like Sunil Dutt and his colleagues would tour the borders to entertain troopers, Manoj Kumar at all times produced patriotic movies whereas Raj Kapoor’s movies catered to social points.
“Several artistes raised their voice against the Emergency for which they had to pay a heavy price,” it mentioned.–PTI