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Anubhav Sinha replies to man who accused him of ‘disrespecting the city’: ‘I love Mumbai almost as much as you do’


Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha has reacted to a Twitter consumer, who accused him of ‘disrespecting’ Mumbai. In an earlier tweet, Anubhav had used the phrase ‘Bombay’ to deal with the metropolis, which didn’t sit effectively with the Twitter consumer.

“Mumbai. Don’t disrespect the city,” learn the tweet. Anubhav replied, saying, “Sir that is a long discussion. Won’t happen over twitter. Just to finish the matter, I love Mumbai and Maharashtra almost as much as you do. Trust me.”

The matter was rapidly resolved and the Twitter consumer replied to Anubhav saying that he’s an enormous fan of his work. “Sir, I hope you’ll invite me wherever you discuss and just to finish the matter I love #thappad and all your other works. Thank you,” he wrote.


Anubhav just lately introduced a project– a collaboration with filmmakers Sudhir Mishra, Hansal Mehta, Ketan Mehta and Subhash Kapoor. It shall be an anthology based mostly on tales round the coronavirus pandemic. To be produced underneath his banner, Benaras Mediaworks, the Thappad director stated he thought of documenting the disaster after Sudhir’s driver contracted Covid-19 and was unable to get a mattress at hospital.

Subsequently, Anubhav stated the loss of shut buddy and actor Irrfan Khan, who died on April 29, and the challenges of attending his final rites hit him laborious. “What better way to do it than different filmmakers looking at different things? Sudhir’s father passed during Covid. We lost Irrfan and couldn’t not even go to his funeral. Tigmanshu had to fight the cops to go and said ‘Irrfan is my brother, I will go.’ “All these things were disturbing. I thought these should be recorded. I spoke to my friends who agreed to do this and that’s how the idea behind it began to formalise,” Anubhav stated in an announcement.

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The 55-year-old director stated the challenge supplied a possibility for all the filmmakers to crew up for a “good collaboration”. “There’s one story by Subhash, one by Hansal, one by Sudhir, one probably by Ketan. These are filmmakers that I believe that the so-called ‘Bollywood’ has largely ignored,” he added.

However, the casting, title of the film, and extra particulars are but to be formally introduced.

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