More than 2,500 individuals and 60 organizations including Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Zoya Akhtar, Gauri Shine, Anurag Kashyap and Aditi Mittal have signed a media trial and an open letter to the Indian news media against actor Riya Chakraborty’s “witch-hunt”. Who is at the center of investigation in Sushant Singh Rajput death case and is now in jail for drugs.
The frenzied coverage of the case against Ms. Chakraborty, 28, and the crowd of the actor and his family has been widely criticized by a large section of Bollywood celebrities and social media users by sections of the media.
The letter, addressed to the “News Media of India”, begins with a question: “We are worried about you. Are you feeling well?”
“We know you can be different – because we have seen you being kind and respectful to Salman Khan and Sanjay Dutt of this world. We have been urged to think about their families, fans and careers. But, when it A young man comes in. No one has been proven to have committed a crime, you have murdered his character, like an online mob to topple him and his family, wind up wrong demands and give him his Called for arresting Jeet, ”the open letter stated.
Images of Ms. Chakraborty were pushed by media staff and cared for by social disturbances, which has drawn widespread condemnation. The signatures of the open letter stated that the news media had violated her privacy and acted over time on “false accusations and moralistic conscience for a play”.Riya ko fessao‘”.
The Narcotics Control Bureau is investigating allegations of drug-dealing and use based on a chat found on Riya Chakraborty’s phone.
Ms. Chakraborty, who is in Mumbai jail, has been accused of organizing drugs for Mr. Rajput. The anti-drugs agency called him “an active member of the drugs syndicate”.
Many Bollywood celebrities have also come out in support of Riya Chakraborty, with stars such as Vidya Balan condemning the “media circus” and demanding #JusticeForRhea on her Instagram profile.