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Double standards? Rishi Kapoor trolled, Afridi patted for Independence Day wishes

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Aug 16, 2017, 12:34 am IST
Updated Aug 16, 2017, 1:45 pm IST
The 64-year-old actor received a lot of flak from Indians; with some of them even asking him to leave India.
Rishi Kapoor and Shahid Afridi
 Rishi Kapoor and Shahid Afridi

When actor Rishi Kapoor wished Pakistan on their independence day, he wouldn’t have thought that he would be trolled for it. He wrote “Wishing all my friends from Pakistan a Happy ‘Youm-e-Azaadi’ ka din. Happy Independence Day. Let peace, brotherhood and love prevail (sic).” 

The 64-year-old actor received a lot of flak from Indians; with some of them even asking him to leave India.

 

While Rishi kapoor was being slammed, former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi wished India on August 15 and that garnered a lot of attention and appreciation from fans. “Happy Independence Day India! No way to change neighbours, let's work towards peace, tolerance and love. Let humanity prevail.# HopeNotOut (sic),” Afridi tweeted. 

While many Indians thanked the cricketer, other Pakistanis wished India a happy Independence Day too. 

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