Sunil Grover urges Modi to capture Dawood Ibrahim

The actor is best known as Gutthi in The Kapil Sharma Show

Ians December 23, 2016

Comedian-actor Sunil Grover has written an open letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to nab the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and expedite his trial for involvement in the 1993 Mumbai blasts.

The letter was shared with IANS by the publicist of Grover's upcoming film Coffee with D,  which revolves around a journalist's attempt to schedule an interview with Ibrahim and how he manages to do that in the end. The movie is directed by Vishal Mishra.

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In the letter, Grover, best known for his stint on The Kapil Sharma Show, acknowledged that the trial will take some time. But he wants people to have a platform where they can "ask a thousand questions" and watch Ibrahim "own up to his despicable deeds."

In what seems like an obvious publicity stunt, the letter starts with Grover praising Modi for his vision and lauding the steps he has taken, be it the Make in India initiative, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan or more recently, the demonetisation move. He also makes glowing references to the surgical strikes.

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Talking about the "unresolved issue that still invokes a sense of fear, anger and morbid anxiety," Grover said Ibrahim is the "symbol of everything that is wrong with this world and India 2.0 cannot afford to forget him until they bury him for good."

However, he said it would be amateurish to expect Ibrahim's case to be resolved overnight. "An extensive interview with the most wanted man of the world is what we desire, a small chat over a cup of coffee is what we will settle for," Grover added.

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lolingsohard | 5 years ago | Reply There was a time when bollywood actors used to shake a leg for the promotions of their films. Now they sell patriotism.
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