Bollywood star Swara Bhaskar apologises to Muslims during elections

Published: April 21, 2019
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Veere Di Wedding star Swara Bhaskar has been in the midst of various controversies when it comes to Muslims and Pakistanis. Remember when she labelled Pakistan a failing stated?

Here’s a reminder: “I don’t know why people think I’m a spokesperson for the Pakistani government. What do you expect from a state that’s run by Shariah laws?”

PHOTO: MW

PHOTO: MW

She had added, “They’re a nonsecular state. Why should we hold up Pakistan, which is a failing state? I don’t understand why we keep taking pleasure and feeling a sense of self-worth from all the silly things that happen in Pakistan. Rest assured, Pakistanis have way worse vocabulary than we do. I know.”

Well, although she tried to rectify that by stating, “Failing state or not, it’s very similar to India in many ways,” we don’t think many will forget her original comments.

PHOTO: MW

Nevertheless, recently, the actor took to Twitter to apologise to the Muslims of India. “I want to apologise to the Muslims of India and the non-Savarna castes of India and the Muslims of India again for the ceaseless offensive BULLSH*T and bigotry they have to listen to about themselves this election season.”

She went on to reassure them that this is their country too.”Don’t be silenced. CALL THIS SH*T OUT.”

Swara concluded with a follow up tweet stating, “And as a woman.. what can I say? We deal with the bullsh*t daily.”

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