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Dear Kangana Ranaut and Hrithik Roshan, why wouldn’t you just sit and talk?

This war between Kangana Ranaut and Hrithik Roshan started in the public eye in January 2016 when the actress referred to a certain "silly-ex" in one of her interviews. Since then, there have been multiple leaked emails, accusations and controversies and it looks like there's no end in sight.

Written by Sampada Sharma | New Delhi | Published: October 10, 2017 6:00 am
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In our side of the world, entertainment is pretty much synonymous with cinema. That cinema is not just limited to the films we watch is another story. Their scandals, affairs and controversies of all kinds fill up our social media news feeds all day long and for the most part, we extract some pleasure from it.

We are enamoured by our celebrities. We love the movies they make but even if we dislike a film or two, our fondness for them just doesn’t go away. We put them on a pedestal and pray to and for them. Be it a socially responsible move or an act that lands them behind bars, every move by a celebrity is scrutinised deeply. And this, has nothing to do with the movies they make.

The Hrithik Roshan-Kangana Ranaut fiasco has been in the public eye for almost 2 years now. One has to be living in Vipassana to not know anything that has unfolded since the time she mentioned a certain “silly-ex” in an interview. This comment soon turned into a legal battle and since then, it has only escalated with every passing day. It wasn’t long before there were leaked emails, accusations from family members, and detailed stories about their alleged affair. Needless to say, it became the story that the entire country was following. Even before one could catch up on the last interview, there was another with even more details. You can probably keep up with the Kardashians but here, you certainly couldn’t.

The public tends to forget the details in the long run. All we remember are the bits and pieces and just before the fiasco between the two was heading towards the archives section, it was brought back by numerous back-to-back interviews that the actress gave during her film’s promotions. And we lapped it all up.

Now here’s the thing about scandals, we find them intriguing but at the same time we like to pretend that we’re above them all. This voyeuristic nature of ours can be explained by the immense popularity that Bigg Boss enjoys. Someone’s misery becomes our entertainment, someone’s heartbreak becomes our night-time television and if that someone is a well-known celebrity, we feel like an insider to their secret world.

As far as Hrithik and Kangana are concerned, only they know why they chose to air their dirty laundry in public. We just happen to be that public that is watching it all unfold. We can’t deny the fact that Bollywood stars don’t function independently. They have assigned teams that take care of their appointments, wardrobes and the statements they make in public. So it would be safe to say that both these celebrities have put in enough time and effort to tell their side of the story.

Our mundane lives are nowhere close to the glamour that is enjoyed by Bollywood celebrities and let’s be honest here, who doesn’t enjoy a little bit of gossip about the rich and the famous? Undoubtedly, we all do. But there comes a point when one feels like they’ve spent more than enough hours reading about a celebrity couple, their leaked emails, their engagement, the proofs they show for this engagement and what not. And it is after this point that one wonders, what is exactly the end to all of this?

After spending close to two years following the issue, we have given more than enough time to understand their respective sides of the story.

If they were actually together for all those years and then broke up bitterly (as Kangana claims) or even if they never met in isolation (as Hrithik claims), does it really affect the society or even our lives? It only affects the concerned parties and we are not it. There is no end in sight to this battle of words and legal notices but for what it’s worth we wish these two could just sort things out amongst each other.

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    Yuvraj Singh
    Oct 12, 2017 at 10:41 pm
    12th October 2017 Dear Hrithik Roshan, Hi. Just to tell you that I saw your Blogs and repeatedly telecast interviews pertaining to your stand on the malicious attacks by an actress. 1.It's your life, but your being an actor, it also affects the public spaces, and psyche of people. That probably was the reason for your SPEAKING UP? 2. However, your statement of PLEASE DON'T SUPPORT ME has left the people stunned. Why do you still have a soft corner for a "lady in question"? Someone as you say, has tortured, blackmailed, threatened, intimidated, rattled you, abused your family, father, exwife, children were mocked, all channels hindi, english carried her verbal diarrhoea, it was offensive not only to you but also the public. 3. She has been using her sister to shame, defame, and blackmail you for 4 yrs? You said " a drop of water ticking on your head for four years..." You had tears in your eyes to see Krish being mocked in an Amul Ad? The imposter to real, photocropping, perjurious,
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      anon
      Oct 13, 2017 at 4:12 am
      yuvraj that was a very intelligent comment. you're a very bright person.
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        SR
        Oct 13, 2017 at 6:53 pm
        Doing that was a sensible thing as this whole thing is turning into a man-woman issue. It is respectable he wants to calm the situauatiin, because this is unfairly turning into a genderwar.hritik understands the danger of war, No honest person would like to hv that on his consciousness, just to proof yourself right or get a revenge for all that have been wronged to you.
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      2. Aragon Clavon
        Oct 11, 2017 at 11:58 am
        Well clearly an article aimed for doing the damage control for the potential damage that radical feminism has brought upon on the innocent male. This article is not about good intentions it is about the complete lack of moral and ethics that feminism has come to be about and it wants to keep carrying on despite the hard hitting revelations that have come out of this episode which expose feminists not only for what they are but also other unscrupulous feminists like this writer who waste no time in defending a hard core criminal.
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          Mala
          Oct 11, 2017 at 12:13 am
          Hrithik ne apne interview me kaha hai ki..kangna ki mai bahut izzat karta hu..aur woh SHY laski hai..muze mere bachoki kadar hai..aur isbaat ko mai yahi...khatam karna chahta hu..vah..itne din imposter kahnewala..jab dureki beti ke...personal pictures...jab samaj ke samne lata hai..tab usko nahi...lagta ki kangana ke bhi mata pita hai...aur imposter laga to..imposter ne...fake messages send kiye hoge...voh bhi to tumhare email se kiye..chahe kitna mbhi..digital instrument...badalte raho...email to same hai..aur tumko SHY LADKI KI ITNI PARWAH HOTI TO ...MEDIA KE SAMME LANE KE PAHLE 10 BAAR SOCHA HOTA...DAAL ME JARUR KUCH KALLA HAI...PANI MW KIYA...JARUR UPAR AATA HAI..MAFI MANGKAR..CASE WAPAS..LO..US SE TUM CHOTE NAHI HO JAVOGE..GOD BLESS
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            SR
            Oct 11, 2017 at 1:32 am
            Oesne 10 baar nahi, almost 3 saal socha. He also has the right to present his side of the story.
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              SR
              Oct 13, 2017 at 7:12 pm
              In addition to previous... on one hand evryone blames hr for waiting for 3years on the other hand you say hr sould have thought more. Chit bhi kangana ka, patt bhi oeski, on evry aspact of the case. Just imagine it this becomes the trend....defaming some one ONLY on basis of someones word. Jungleraj hoga india me. Evryone disliking someone would just defame them easily like this. Kanganas story is simpely weak with a lot of holes and logical points that doesnt add up shuffled away under the table....because she is a female outsider of the industry coming from a village.
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            Khushee
            Oct 10, 2017 at 8:52 pm
            Not a logical article at all. If it were so easy to sit and talk things out there would not be so many court cases pending
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              Chetna
              Oct 10, 2017 at 8:42 pm
              In 2014 Kangana worked in 3 movies Queen, Revolver Rani and Ungli... As per media reports in October 2014 she also started working on Tanu Weds Manu Returns ... Hrithik had only 1 film release in 2014 Bang Bang in October ... Who had more time to send 3000 mails ? Do the maths ... Also Bang Bang was shot in Europe ... Specifically Prague (in Europe) and this was in July 2014... How it's not on his passport that he traveled to Europe ? These are all facts from news reports from 2014 ... Please investigate. I'm not a fan of either of them but love to solve a good mystery ... This is all I could find but I'm sure someone from your team would have more resources at their disposal.
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                jabal parata
                Oct 10, 2017 at 9:54 pm
                emails had selfies and details of kangana's schedules. hrithik must've hired a body double and a spy.
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                  Nishant
                  Oct 11, 2017 at 3:08 pm
                  Chetna, see your ignorance.. TALKING without Thinking just like kangana ranaut ... lol If he was in Prague then how in this world he will know what she was doing in India to write in those emails ??? Because as Jabal said above the emails had selfies, details about her day to day activities, whom she met , what she ate, how her day went, even that there were mosquitoes around etc.. lol
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                  SR
                  Oct 13, 2017 at 6:59 pm
                  July 2014 isnt jan.feb or march 2014. He was clearly speaking about these months that he didnt left the country. Then arnab asked how about dec 2013 there he said to hv been in us for some days.
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                    minna
                    Oct 15, 2017 at 2:49 pm
                    Chetna, queen released in 2013. Revolver rani in May 2014, ungli much of the shooting done in 2013 . It was released on nov 2014. So it is likely shooting was completed many months back. Tanu weds manu shooting started at nov 2014. According to Hrithik , mails came from July 2014 to dec 2014. So it is quite possible Kangna was free during the time of emails and the emails stopped when her schedule got busy at Tanu Weds Manu 2. Hrithik has a family and production house to manage. Who is likely to have spare time apart from the shooting.
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