After becoming globally renowned people have high expectations from the Bollywood queen Priyanka Chopra. Priyanka Chopra was criticized over the social media for calling Sikkim an “insurgency affected state”.The actress, who as of late introduced her home generation ‘Pahuna’, a Sikkimese dialect film, at the progressing Toronto worldwide film celebration, asserted in a meeting with ET Canada that it was the first-since forever film to have risen up out of Sikkim as it’s a “very troubled” area.
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“This is a Sikkimese film. Sikkim is a small state in the North East of India which never had a film industry or anyone who made films from there. And this is the first film ever that’s come out of that region because it’s very troubled with insurgency and troubling situations. I’m very excited,” Priyanka Chopra said in the interview.
Not long after her meeting re-emerged, many Twitter clients began hammering the performer for being “politically illiterate“.
Biswatosh Sinha, a screenwriter from Assam, posted, “Dear Priyanka Chopra, Sikkim is a peaceful place and #Pahuna is not the first film from the region. Please get the facts right about Northeast.”
One user wrote, “Does she know the difference between Sikkim and other NE States? This is how India is defamed….”