Raveena Tandon on Zaira Wasim: Wish they’d keep regressive views to themselves


She has finished shooting for The Sky is Pink, a Shonali Bose directorial that also stars Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar. Exit is your choice,reason,by all means.Just do not demean it for everyone else.The industry where all work shoulder to shoulder,no differences,caste,religion or where you come from. Just wish they’d exit gracefully and keep their regressive views to themselves. “Godspeed”.”
Zaira Wasim is known for starring in Dangal and Secret Superstar. Wish you only the best for your future. I believe our art and our profession is our life. Just wish they’d exit gracefully and keep their regressive views to themselves .”

Doesn’t matter if two film olds are ungrateful to the industry that have given them all. As I had just started to explore and make sense of the things to which I dedicated my time, efforts and emotions and tried to grab hold of a new lifestyle, it was only for me to realise that though I may fit here perfectly, I do not belong here,” Wasim wrote. 0
Comment(s) — Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) June 30, 2019

I standby and love my industry,all the opportunities it gives to everyone. It doesn’t belong here. #Respect #indianfilms https://t.co/hRJKTfI9J8
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) June 30, 2019
In another tweet, she wrote, “I standby and love my industry,all the opportunities it gives to everyone. Also Read | Zaira Wasim quits acting, says it came in the way of her religion, faith
She added, “This field indeed brought a lot of love, support, and applause my way, but what it also did was to lead me to a path of ignorance, as I silently and unconsciously transitioned out of ‘imaan’ (faith). Exit is your choice,reason,by all means.Just do not demean it for everyone else.The industry where all work shoulder to shoulder,no differences,caste,religion or where you come from. Do whatever you want. We fight to keep religion out of it. While I continued to work in an environment that consistently interfered with my ‘imaan’, my relationship with my religion was threatened.”

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Criticising Zaira Wasim’s move, Raveena Tandon posted on Twitter, “Doesn’t matter if two film olds are ungrateful to the industry that have given them all. #Respect #indianfilms.”
Wishing Zaira only the best for her future, Siddharth tweeted, “It’s your life. The film is scheduled for release on October 11, 2019. Advertising

“For a very long time now it has felt like I have struggled to become someone else. If your religion made you do this, maybe you didn’t belong here after all.