Audiences are thrilled for the second season of Mirzapur to drop, nonetheless, there have additionally been calls to boycott the present over actor Ali Fazal’s anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) stand.
In a latest interview, Ali spoke concerning the trolls and stated that he will proceed to lift his voice as an artist within the free world.
In an interview with Mid Day, Ali stated he was unhappy that people have been calling for a boycott of the present as a number of people have been related with the undertaking.
“I feel bad when people talk about boycotting the show because so many people are involved in making it. Sometimes, I have to weigh my options and take a step back for the larger good of others; I don’t want them to bear the brunt of my actions. That said, I will not stop raising my voice. I am an artiste in a free world, I am supposed to raise questions. The environment of hate needs to be tackled with peace. We are the country that won its freedom through peace, after all,” he stated.
In an earlier interview with Times Now Digital, Ali was quoted saying, “We have to decide what is the bar we are setting. Are we at the mercy of a trend? No! I don’t look at art in that way. Are we at the mercy of one app that decides who will watch our show and who will not? No, I think this has really gone down. I mean if you are really talking about trends, I never saw any trends related to farmers – there have been protests everywhere across our country. But I wouldn’t say that it’s not an important story, it’s the most important story. Pandemic suddenly has become the last story on everybody’s mind. It’s not trending anymore but it’s still supposed to be the biggest problem that we are facing. I hope the people rise above that.”
Mirzapur 2 is all set to launch on October 23 and likewise stars an array of stars together with Pankaj Tripathi, Divyendu Sharma, Vikrant Massey, Shweta Tripathi, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Rasika Dugal, Harshita Gaur, and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.