Shobhaa De has invited many brickbats for her bizarre Twitter comment on Indian participants at Rio Olympics, where she said that their only goal in Rio is to click selfies. Among other celebrities, Bollywood playback singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya of Main Koi Aisa Geet Gaoon fame, who is known for his insulting tweets, took this opportunity to give Shobhaa De a piece of his mind.
In his tweet, he called her “unstoppable”, “shameless” and a “besharam budhia (shameless old woman)”.
But the story doesn’t end here. Like always, Sonam Kapoor had something to say about Abhijeet’s tweet. The Bollywood actress from Prem Ratan Dhan Payo responded to his tweet, calling him a “hypocrite”, and starting a twitter feud between the two. Sonar Kapoor has now removed the tweet from her account.
Abhijeet was not going to keep quiet, of course, and he served her with what he had to say about the “Page 3” lifestyle she leads. This went on back and fourth a couple of times.
Abhijeet’s tweet had a mixed response:
Another Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, too, became a part of the lot who didn’t agree with Shobhaa De’s statement and showed her support for the Indian Olympic team through her tweet: