Mumbai: Bollywood actor Rakhi Sawant, known for her controversial acts and statements is back in the news once again and this time for something she did in 2019. She has come under attack on social media, with several posts showing her posing with the Pakistani flag.
Rakhi Sawant poses with Pakistani flag
In the pictures which are surfacing online, Rakhi Sawant was seen hugging and holding the Pakistani flag. She had however clarified by writing about her love for India and why she posed with the neighbouring country’s flag. The viral pictures were taken during the shoot of the movie “Dhara 370”. Rakhi, who plays a Pakistani woman in the movie, had herself posted the pictures on social media last year captioning it as “I love my India but it’s my character in the film, Dhara 370.”
Netizens began trolling her overlooking the fact that she had clarified on Instagram that the pictures were taken during the shoot of “Dhara 370”.
The post originally appeared on Facebook and was shared across multiple private and closed groups on the social media platform. The caption, in Hindi, roughly translates to, “This is the truth about Rakhi Sawant. She speaks nonsense about her being a proud Indian.”
Rakhi Sawant slams Kangana Ranaut’s supporters
Rakhi Sawant who is known for her controversial videos on social media, shared a post on Instagram slamming the ‘supporters’ of Kangana Ranaut and clarified that the photo they are now sharing on the internet was from one of her films based on Article 370 of Kashmir.
However, Rakhi did not take any of the names but said that those who are supporting the actress right now will know the reality soon. She also slammed the ‘Queen’ actress for attacking Bollywood actors and the film industry. She further called actresses like Urmila Matondkar, Taapsee Pannu and Jaya Bachchan as ‘sher’.
“Humara Bollywood, humara Maharashtra aur humara India number 1 hai,” she said in the video.
Rakhi’s Instagram video
This is not for the first time that Rakhi Sawant is slamming Kangana Ranaut and her army of fans. Many Bollywood stars including Rakhi came out and supported the industry after Kangana’s remarks and allegations.