Prakash Raj shared the sentiment of pro-Kannada activists about Rajinikanth’s remarks on the Cauvery issue. But, he said banning Kaala was not the right way to protest against his remarks.
Prakash Raj’s tweet came minutes after BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa announced his resignation as Karnataka Chief Minister after he failed to secure the magic number –112– required to form the government.
Karnataka elections 2018: Of late, Prakash Raj has been a staunch critic of the Narendra Modi government and has spoken out on innumerable occasions against them. Read on to know why he was trolled.
Prakash Raj says he has been approached by all parties except BJP. “BJP guys and Sangh Parivar don’t understand the reasoning. They want to hit you where it hurts. They have created an atmosphere of fear and of unsureness,” he adds.
Mani Ratnam’s Chekka Chivantha Vaanam stars Silambarasan, Vijay Sethupathi, Aravind Swami, Prakash Raj, Arun Vijay, Jyothika, Aishwarya Rajesh and Aditi Rao Hydari.
The ‘Promise toothpaste’ tweet is the latest attack by Prakash Raj under his #justasking campaign.
The minister denied the charge on Twitter, calling the actor’s remark “glaring propaganda by the ugly distorted minds, who refuse to grow’’.
Prakash Raj said, “Whether I have voted for him or not, he is my prime minister. He must speak up against these people. He must pull up his minister for saying that they are here to change the Constitution.”
Prakash Raj had been invited to speak at the Left-backed event titled, “Our Constitution, Our Pride” held at Raghavendra Mutt in the state.
Prakash Raj has spoken out on a range of issues, from the campaign against Padmavati to the gag on S Durga at IFFI, from demonetisation to Hindutva politics in Karnataka and the pageant of hate from Rajasamund, Rajasthan.
Union Minister Ananth Kumar Hegde raised a storm on Monday for his remark that secular people didn’t know their parents and were unaware of their bloodline
Anantkumar Hegde said that while they would respect the word secular since the Constitution mentions it, the BJP will “change the Constitution” in the future.
“If we the creative people, or artistes become cowards, we should realise that we would be responsible to make a society coward. It is important for being the voice of those who cannot raise their voices,” Prakash Raj said.
Prakash Raj also slammed the BJP-led government in Rajasthan for its inaction against those issuing threats against artistes.
Prakash Raj asked Ananth Kumar Hedge to clarify what he meant when he said “nationalism and Hindutva” are one and mean the same.