UP Minister Calls Sonakshi Sinha ‘Dhan Pashu’ for KBC Blunder

Sonakshi was trolled for not knowing the answer to a Ramayana-related question.

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Sunil Bharala (L), Sonakshi Sinha (R).

Uttar Pradesh Minister Sunil Bharala has slammed Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha, for being unable to answer a question on the Ramayana when she appeared on popular television quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati last week.

Bharala, who holds a ministerial rank position as Chairman of the Labour Welfare Council, called Sonakshi a 'Dhan Pashu' (money animal) and said people like her have no time for learning and only care about earning money.

“In modern times, these people are only after money. All they care about is earning money and spending that money on themselves. They have no knowledge of history and gods. They have no time for learning. Nothing can be sadder than this,”
Sunil Bharala

The Minister was referring to Sonakshi failing to answer a question related to the Ramayana in an episode of KBC which aired on Friday 20 September. Sonakshi was asked, “According to Ramayana, Hanuman fetched the 'Sanjeevani Booti' (herb) for whom?” Sonakshi appeared to not know the answer from the four options given: Sugriva, Lakshmana, Sita and Rama. She finally used a lifeline to answer the question.

The show’s host Amitabh Bachchan cracked a harmless joke at Sonakshi’s expense. Later however, Sonakshi was trolled on social media for not knowing the basics of the Ramayana. She hit back at her attackers tweeting that she does not remember many other things and urging the trolls to make memes instead.

(Inputs: IANS)

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