Bollywood film director Anurag Kashyap announced on Twitter overnight that he’s leaving the popular social media platform, citing threat to his family members after expressing his mind against ruling BJP government.
One of the staunch Modi critics and film personality Anurag Kashyap deleted his Twitter account saying he could not fearlessly speak his mind. Recently, Anurag Kashyap was in the limelight for his open letter along with other film personalities to Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticising mob lynching and the aggressive "Jai Shri Ram" slogan. Following which, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s family began to get threat calls which forced him to stop speaking his mind and delete his Twitter account.
In one of his last tweets, he lamented over the lack of freedom to speak his mind without fear". In another tweet, Kashyap wrote: "When your parents start to get calls and your daughter gets online threats you know that no one wants to talk. There isn't going to be reason or rationale. Thugs will rule and thuggery will be the new way of life. Congratulations everyone on this new India & hope you all thrive".
Anurag Kashyap is a staunch critic of society and his famous movie ‘Black Friday’ is on the 1993 Mumbai blasts. His Twitter account His fans asked him to return, while others trolled him.