Farhan Akhtar Lashes Out At BJP Leader Who Said Actors Have Low IQ!

Farhan Akhtar Lashes Out At BJP Leader Who Said Actors Have Low IQ!

The controversial GST scene in the recently released Tamil film ‘Mersal’ starring Vijay has gone viral and has managed to create a stir in the world of politics. In the scene, Vijay can be seen questioning why medicines have a GST of 12% while alcohol, which kills many, doesn’t have any. In the same scene, the actor compares India to Singapore which has 7% GST and offers “free medical care”.  The BJP leaders have asked the producers of Tamil film ‘Mersal’ to delete the same scene from the film.

Over the same ongoing controversy, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao recently commented saying that most Indian film stars have “very low IQ and very low general knowledge”. During the TV interview, he said, “In any case, most of our film stars have very low IQ, very low general knowledge.”

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Well, filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has now taken a dig at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao over his remarks on actors having low IQ.

“How dare you, sir?” an angry Farhan tweeted and tagged the BJP leader.

Reacting to Farhan’s tweet, Rao replied, “Farhan ji, Expressing an opinion is not a dare. Respect stars4work. Pl do take criticism in stride. No intolerance please!!”

Recently, Superstar Kamal Haasan also came out in support of the film saying that there is no need for “re-censorship”. The hashtag #MersalVsModi was also trending on the social media.

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