Apurva Asrani Targets Sonam Kapoor Over Her Decision to Quit Twitter; Feels She Avoided Standing Against Her Friends in the #MeToo Movement
Apurva Asrani trolls Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor made headlines when she announced her decision to quit Twitter last morning. The actress felt the social platform was becoming too negative these days and its time she bids it adieu for some time. However, Sonam even got trolled for her decision when she posted a promotional tweet soon after announcing her decision to tweet. We wonder if her decision was coming from a good place or in other words, she was simply playing it too safe. Aligarh screenplay writer Apurva Asrani recently took a dig at this Neerja actress for her sudden judgment and its convenient timing. #MeToo in India: Divyanka Tripathi Hopes Tanushree Dutta Takes a Legal Route.

Apurva took to his Twitter account to troll the actress (he didn't name her) and others who decided to go off Twitter in the wake of the recent #MeToo movement. He wrote 'A tsunami of expository testimonials nailing sexual predators is hitting our shores. And now that the accusations are coming close to home, many will quit social media to avoid standing against friends, colleagues & family members. Suddenly twitter will become a ‘negative place’.  Unless you are living under the rock, you would his tweet was targeted at Sonam and his reason was pretty convincing. Here’s Why Despite Tanushree Dutta Speaking Up Against Nana Patekar, Bollywood Will Never Have a #MeToo Movement.

The recent names to join the list of accused in the #MeToo campaign are Vikas Bahl, Kailash Kher and model Zulfi Syed. A woman photojournalist and a former employee with the Phantom Films have come out in open to reveal details about the harassment they went through. While many filmmakers have condemned these incidents, it's not the only solution. It's necessary to eradicate this evil practice right from its core.