Renuka Shahane Takes Vijay Mallya Down a Peg – With a Kingfisher

Renuka Shahane hits out hard at Vijay Mallya through a whimsical Facebook post.

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Renuka Shahane Takes Vijay Mallya Down a Peg – With a Kingfisher
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Hum Aapke Hain Kaun actress Renuka Shahane doesn’t mince her words. Shahane, in her latest Facebook post, slammed business tycoon Vijay Mallya for defaulting on over Rs 9,000 crore worth of bank loans.

Shahane took to Facebook to post four photographs of a kingfisher bird that comments on Mallya’s loan default case and the subsequent tarnishing of its reputation by association. The photo series hits hard at Mallya, without taking his name.

The bird was the symbol of Mallya’s now defunct airlines, Kingfisher Airlines. Through the photo series, Shahane explains the plight of the bird who is ashamed to be associated with Mallya now – someone who fled the country without paying back loans.

Take a look at the photographs, along with the captions, where the bird speaks in first person!

“I’m a real Kingfisher!”
“I am ashamed & mortified of a corrupt rich industrialist who has spoilt my name by association. King of good times NOT! मूह दिखाने के क़ाबिल नहीं छोड़ा।”
“I’ve heard he is living the “very good times”, shamelessly in UK while the bank,who he owes an amount that will feed an entire nation, is going to write off his loan! And I’ve heard that poor farmers are agitating for their loans to be written off and the banks are not happy doing that!”
“I’ve also heard that human beings have “higher order thinking”. I’m happy I’m a bird! Please give me my reputation back though!!!”

Shahane’s post comes days after Mallya was spotted at an Indo-Pak match in the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy. He had then tweeted that he will be present at all the future matches.

Mallya was arrested by the UK Police after he fled the country without repaying his loans. He was, however, soon out on a bail, after he provided a bail bond worth £650,000.

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