Kriti Sanon Reprimands Media For ‘Insensitive Coverage’ Of Sidharth Shukla’s Funeral

Kriti Sanon and her sister Nupur slammed the media for their insensitive behaviour at Sidharth Shukla’s funeral.



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Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla’s sudden demise has left the entertainment industry, family and his fans in shock. He breathed his last on 2 September. He was 40 when he died due to a heart attack. On September 3 he was taken to the Oshiwara crematorium in the afternoon in order to perform his last rites. A lot of celebrities including Sidharth’s friends and colleagues attended the final rites of the actor. Shehnaaz Gill along with her brother was present at the crematorium. Media also marked their presence at the crematorium with cameras and mic. However, the media was slammed by several celebrities in regards to their insensitive coverage at Sidharth’s funeral.

Right from Gauahar Khan, Kushal Tandon, Rahul Vaidya to Vikas Gupta and other celebrities slammed media for their insensitive behaviour. Zakir Khan dropped a post in which he had slammed the media for their insensitivity at Sidharth’s funeral. Later Anushka Sharma also shared Zakir Khan’s post as she felt the same. Now, Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon, too, has also lashed out at the media.

Taking to her Instagram story Kriti wrote a heartwarming note which reads, ‘Breaks my heart to see our media, photographers and even online portals being so insensitive. Shameful! This isn’t “News”, nor is it “Entertainment”! Draw some boundaries! Have a conscience! Said it before, Saying it again! STOP covering funerals! Stop hounding people who are dealing with personal loss by flashing your camera in their face at their most vulnerable time! And for what? A few posts? Online portals and channels are equally at fault” Take a stand, DON’T post those pictures and videos! Stop faking sensitivity by just writing, “Heartbreaking” in the captions of such inhuman insensitive posts’.

After Kriti, her sister, Nupur also took to her Instagram account to slammed the media for same. She said, “Last 24 hours saw the most insensitive behaviour by some media members… such shallow social media tactics just for some views on posts… it’s so sad to see the humans we’ve become… A family is not being allowed to grieve in peace… I don’t know them personally but it breaks my heart seeing how they are being forcefully captured in photos and videos even while crying!! Where is the BASIC humanity guys!!”

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