Bollywood Celebs React to #JNUTerrorAttack, Raise Voice Against It

Bollywood celebrities took to their social media handles to condemn the rampage carried out by a masked mob on the teachers and students of JNU.

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Bollywood Celebs React to #JNUTerrorAttack, Raise Voice Against It

The subject of JNU is the talk of the town nowadays. Suddenly, on Sunday evening, violence broke out in Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) as some masked miscreants entered the university campus and attacked teachers as well as students.

Videos and photos of the breakout have been making the rounds on the internet, which show how the goons, vandalized property, pelted stones, and even injured teachers of the university along with JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh.

After all the violent attacks, many people came ahead in support of JNU and not only commoners but also Bollywood celebrities come ahead. Many of them took to their social media handles to condemn the rampage carried out by a masked mob on the students as well as teachers. Swara Bhasker, Anurag Kashyap, Taapsee Pannu, Riteish Deshmukh, Shabana Azmi, and others have opened up about the violence.

Earlier also, Bollywood celebs raised their voice against police action on Jamia protests. Now, let’s read what they all have to say on JNU attacks:

Kriti Sanon wrote,

“It breaks my heart to see what happened at JNU! What’s going on in India is horrifying!! Students & teachers being beaten up & terrorized by masked cowards!! The constant blame game! Stooping so low for political agendas! Violence is NEVER a solution! How have we become so inhuman?”

Swara Bhaskar Wrote,

“URGENT SOS appeal
Urgent appeal!!!! To all Delhiites PLS gather in large numbers outside the Main Gate of JNU campus on Baba Gangnath Marg.. to pressure the govt. & #DelhiPolice to stop the rampage by alleged ABVP masked goons on JNU campus. PLS PLS share to everyone in Delhi!🙏🏿🙏🏿 9pm on 5th. Jan 2020”

Further, she wrote,

“My mom is safe. JNU is peaceful for now and the gates are open! BIGGEST and Most HEARTFELT thanks to everyone who reached out today with concern and wishes. Thank you so much! I’m so deeply moved and grateful! Eternal gratitude to the citizen protestors of Delhi who showed up at JNU main gate earlier tonight- you saved JNU! 🙏🏿🙏🏿♥️♥️ Thanks to the media channels and reporters who risked their own safety and showed India and the world what Kind of terror was unleashed today by the politics of hate! “Tum lathi charge karaaogey
Tum road block karaaogey
Hum paidal chalkar aayengey”
To paraphrase @vidushak
Again thank you all! Video via @theconsocius”

Taapsee Pannu wrote,

“such is the condition inside what we consider to be a place where our future is shaped. It’s getting scarred for ever. Irreversible damage. What kind of shaping up is happening here, it’s there for us to see.... Saddening”

Anubhav Sinha wrote,

“All my colleagues present in the meeting with the Government right now, please talk to them about what’s going on in JNU right now. You can’t offer us scrumptious dinners while atrocities go on with students.”

Anurag Basu wrote,

“We can't remain mute spectators anymore!!

Aparna Sen wrote,

“JNU students being beaten up by ABVP goons. Live on TV!  How much longer are you going to look the other way? Or r u spineless? Yes I AM a liberal! Yes, I AM secular! And proud to be so if THIS is the alternative. Shame! Shame on ABVP & the police who are aiding & abetting them!”

Neeraj Ghaywan wrote,

“Dear @RahulGandhi, @ArvindKejriwal, spare us your moral high ground and get out there, stand in front of the JNU gate.
If not anything, your presence will add pressure on the cops. Not the time for political grandstanding!”

Anurag Kashyap wrote,

“Hindutva terrorism is now totally out there . #JNUSU”


“None of us can claim to be a citizen of a Democracy any more. That is clearly a lie.”

Shabana Azmi wrote,

“This is beyond shocking ! Condemnation is not enough. Immediate action needs to be taken against the perpetrators .”

Dia Mirza wrote,

“How long will this be allowed to continue? How long will you turn a blind eye? How long will the defenceless be attacked in the name of politics or religion? Enough is enough.

Sonam K Ahuja wrote,

“Shocking disgusting and cowardly. Have the balls to at least show your face when you want to attack innocents.”