Recently, Kangana Ranaut gets into a heated argument with a journalist during the song launch of their film JudgeMentall Hai Kya.
After this, a delegation from Entertainment Journalists’ Guild of India told Ekta Kapoor that Kangana Ranaut would receive no media coverage until she apologises – Kangana’s sister Rangoli Chandel, also her manager, has roundly rejected a possibility of an apology from the actress.
But, filmmaker Ekta Kapoor‘s Balaji Telefilms has given out an official apology to media. In a statement shared on social media, Ekta Kapoor wrote, “A lot is being reported about the debate that ensued between our film ‘JudgeMentall Hai Kya’ actor and a journalist, at the film’s song launch event on July 7. Unfortunately, the event took an unpleasant turn.”
Balaji Telefilms apologies on behalf of Kangana
“While the people involved in (the argument) fairly held their own perspectives but because it happened at the event of our film, we, as the producers would like to apologize and express regret for this untoward incident.”
Read her full statement here:
— Ekta Kapoor (@ektaravikapoor) July 10, 2019
At Sunday’s event, Kangana Ranaut accused the journalist of calling her a jingoistic person and bashing her film ‘Manikarnika’ on social media. She even accusing him of running a ‘smear campaign’ against her.
In a letter written to Ekta Kapoor yesterday, the journalists body wrote: “We, as a guild, have collectively decided to boycott Ms Ranaut and not give her any media coverage.” The boycott will not affect the film or the rest of the cast, which includes actor Rajkummar Rao, the letter said.
Kangana Ranaut’s sister Rangoli Chandel, who functions as the actress’ manager, tweeted in a typically confrontational post that no apology would be forthcoming: “Ek baat ka main vaada karti hoon, Kangana se apology nahin milegi, in bikau, nange, deshdrohi, desh ke dalal, libtard mediawalon ko. Magar who tumko dho dho kar sidha zaroor karegi. Just wait and watch, tumne galat insan se maafi mangi hai,” she wrote – I promise Kangana won’t apologise, you have asked the wrong person for an apology.
Ek baat ka main vaada karti hoon, Kangana se apology toh nahin milegi, in bikau, nange, deshdrohi, desh ke dalal, libtard mediawalon ko, magar woh tumko dho dho kar sidha zaroor karegi … just wait and watch, tumne galat insaan se maafi mangi hai … 🙏 pic.twitter.com/gm8UvupO3S
— Rangoli Chandel (@Rangoli_A) July 9, 2019
“JudgeMentall Hai Kya” is scheduled to release on July 26.