A video of Bollywood lyricist Manoj Mutanshir is going viral on social media. In which he has created havoc by speaking against the Mughals. In fact, Muntashir, who wrote songs for films like Kesari and Bhuj: The Pride of India, shared a video from the official Twitter handle and asked whose descendants are you?
Choose your legacy and hero. Manoj says in this video of about a minute ‘For the past several centuries, we have left the land of our history unclaimed. We were brainwashed to such an extent that suddenly Ganesh was removed from c in our pre-primary textbook and the donkey was written off c and our forehead was not even stressed’.
आप किसके वंशज हैं ?
Choose Your Legacy And Your Heros!
Relwasing today at 5 PM on YouTube/Manoj Muntashir pic.twitter.com/Xi9Mq1GGSf
— Manoj Muntashir (@manojmuntashir) August 24, 2021
Wrong things we’re told to the country and Akbar, Humayun, Jahangir like “Glorified Dacoits” The roads were named after. Manoj’s controversial statement caused a stir on Twitter ‘Mughals’ ‘Trend’ started doing and on this debate 20 More than a thousand tweets were made.
Bollywood celebs criticize Manoj
Actress Richa Chadha has strongly condemned Manoj’s statement. Richa’s surname of Manoj ‘muntashir’ but said tightly, “embarrassing, Bad poem! It’s not worth seeing. Your surname should also be removed. Why take advantage of what you hate” While Neeraj Ghayavan, the director of the film Masaan, criticized Manoj for his poem.
Post by Neeraj Ghaywan
Bigotry laced with casteism! https://t.co/7ok09YCql4
— Neeraj Ghaywan (@ghaywan) August 26, 2021
Richa Chadha’s Tweet
Someone inform this poisonous cretin no one was talking to her. Also don’t appreciate this use of prefix, reeks of desperate overfamiliarity.
Like when nosey aunties try to use words to sound ‘hip’ but end up exposing their unfolding 3/4 life crisis.
Hiss off n p!ss off plz ? pic.twitter.com/e2LRBZELJv
— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) August 26, 2021
Hanan Irfan’s Tweet
This is actually quite funny because he acts like glorification of Akbar is a Muslim narrative of history whereas Akbar’s glorification is actually a Brahminical (specifically Bengali brahminical) narrative. https://t.co/rNj6UpJhsJ
— Hanan (@HananIrfann) August 26, 2021
film ‘This is not the first time Muntashir has committed hatred or spreading lies and it is shameful, said Husain Hydari, lyricist of The Boxer. However, some people also came out in support of Manoj and supported Manoj Mutanshir saying that the author only told the people about the country and the Mughals. “What’s wrong with forgotten real history?
Manoj has also been trolled for making a statement on Shammi Kapoor
Tell you Indian Idol 12 Manoj has participated in the show as a judge and had given something about late actor Shammi Kapoor after which he had to apologise. Manoj said that Shammi Kapoor’s first wife Geeta Bali passed away at the wedding. 10 It was only years later.
Shammi Kapoor did not get married again after geeta bali’s death. Her video has gone viral on social media and people started trolling Manoj as there was a big mistake in the story. In fact, Shammi Kapoor married Neela Devi after the death of his first wife Geeta Bali. People trolled and told a lot of lies. Seeing the fans’ wishes growing, they tweeted their apologies to the fans. Manoj wrote in a tweet, ‘Like all of you fans, I am also a fan of Hindi cinema. Sometimes even a fan inadvertently makes a mistake. I apologize for the mistake made in today’s episode of Indian Idol.