Rajkummar Rao Defends Co-star Kangana Ranauts Amid Wave Of Boycott Ahead Of "JudgeMentall Hai Kya" Release

Mina Muzumdar |Jul 11, 2019

Rajkummar Rao gives a piece of his mind about his co-star in "JudgeMentall Hai Kya", Kangana Ranaut and her fearless attitude. Read the details!

While JudgeMentall Hai Kya is all set to hit the cinema at the end of this month, the film has been making noise ahead of its release with controversy surround leading actress Kangana Ranaut. Actor Rajkummar Rao who starred opposite Kangana, however, voiced support to his co-star in a recent interview with Bollywood Life.


Earlier, at the launch of the film's song, Kangana Ranaut engaged in an ugly spat with a journalist, claiming he has been trying to ruin her reputation through a smear campaign. Rajkummar Rao then was being asked for comment about her fearless attitude.

“That’s her point of view. We live in a free country and we believe everybody can have their point of view. All I can say is more power to her. There are a lot of people who like her for her honesty. She is definitely a fearless girl. She inspires a lot of girls through her work. And sometimes even I feel like, ‘how can she be so fearless and open about everything,” Rajkummar clarified his standing.

A group of entertainment journalist and Entertainment Journalists' Guild of India has started a wave of a boycott after the event. Despite JudgeMentall Hai Kya's producer Ekta Kapoor sent a heartfelt apology to the journalists after that, Kangana Ranaut's representative Rangoli Chandel said the actress will not offer of remorse.

Kangana Ranaut's blunt attitude has only intensified feud with entertainment journalists. Though appreciating producer Ekta Kapoor's support, The Guild of India said the boycott campaign “across all media platforms” would proceed.

“The Entertainment Journalists Guild appreciates Ekta Kapoor’s support and standing for what is right through her official statement. However, we will continue the ban on Kangana Ranaut across all media platforms,” the Guild claimed.

JudgeMentall Hai Kya starring Rajkummar Rao and Kangana Ranaut in the lead role is expected to arrive at the box office on July 26.


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