Anupam Kher-Paresh Rawal team up against Dibakar and his 'Award Wapsi Gang'

DECCAN CHRONICLE / PTI
Published Oct 29, 2015, 10:11 pm IST
Updated Mar 27, 2019, 7:42 am IST
The two actors slamed filmmakers for returning their National Awards
 
Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has slammed the directors, who returned their National Awards in solidarity with the protesting Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) students, calling it a move motivated by 'agenda'.
 
Filmmakers Dibakar Banerjee, Anand Patwardhan and eight others on Wednesday returned their National Awards, saying their decision to return the awards was taken in view of the apathy displayed by the government in addressing the students' issues and the general environment of intolerance against debate.
 
Kher, 60, whose wife Kirron Kher is a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Chandigarh in nothern Indian state of Punjab, termed the group of directors 'Award Wapsi Gang'.
 

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