Recently, the sets of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus, “Padmavati” were vandalized by a fringe political group, Karni Sena. Justifying their purpose for the attack, they guaranteed that Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film on Rani Padmini and the alleged romantic sequence between Padmini and Alauddin Khilji was hurtful towards the sentiments of the Rajput clan.
However, Sushant Singh Rajput did not agree with them and as a type of protest deleted the title of Rajput from his name on all the social media platforms for the day. Discussing the same, in a recent meeting Sushant stated, “Rajputs don’t consider the Karni Sena to be their representatives. What Karni Sena did with Sanjay Leela Bhansali was a very shameful thing.
I wanted to remove my surname for one day and tell the world that the people who claim to be Rajput representatives are not my representatives. I had removed Rajput from my surname for only one day to protest.
He uncovered that he removed the title of “Rajput” from his surname as a type of dissent, However, many people on the social media requesting him to remove the tile permanently. Responding to it, Sushant stated, “This is very sensitive to me. It is like the flag being flown on half-mast for one day for one’s respect or opposition, but does it remain that way forever?”
He additionally included, “We live in a nation where individuals’ opinions in public frequently invite wrath. That is the reason individuals here give a diplomatic answer. FAnd if you discuss somebody in the negative light, you instantly become soft targets.”
Sushant Singh Rajput will next be seen onscreen in Dinesh Vijan’s “Raabta” inverse Kriti Sanon.