Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar took to Twitter on Sunday and called upon Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, seeking his intervention into the grand old party’s constant interference in the press conferences of his upcoming directorial venture – Indu Sarkar.
“Dear @OfficeOfRG after Pune I have 2 cancel today’s PressCon at Nagpur.Do you approve this hooliganism? Can I have my Freedom of Expression?” Bhandarkar tweeted on Sunday.
His tweet came after a press conference in relation with the movie was cancelled in Nagpur over the protests by the Congress workers. “In Nagpur today for #InduSarkar promotions. Looking for some gr8 media interactions in the heart of India.@iamkirtikulhari @InduSarkarMovie,” he had earlier tweeted.
A day before, another press conference of Indu Sarkar at Pune was cancelled after few Congress workers took to protest against the movie. Thereafter, Bhandarkar took to Twitter to share the news, citing the team of the movie was left stranded “like hostages in the hotel room”.
“Congress workers hv barged in the Hotel lobby & created ruckus,me & team are stranded like hostages in hotel room. #pune activity cancelled,” he tweeted.