SRK Offered Dua at Lata Mangeshkar’s Funeral, People Spat Misinformation & Hate

What Do You Meme? His name is Khan and he's not a bigot!

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Imagine this. You're at one of India's most iconic singers, Lata Mangeshkar's funeral, surrounded by a hundred cameras and lakhs of people and you dare to spit on her mortal remains.

This isn't a figment of our imagination, but the state in-charge of BJP Haryana's Information Technology department, Arun Yadav's, who asked "Did Shah Rukh Khan spit?" in a Twitter post and stirred up a controversy.


Sir, aapko dawa nahi, duaon ki zaroorat hai!

Blowing into the wind (not spitting) after offering dua is a well known Islamic ritual. It is done to ensure that the prayer reaches the person it is intended for and to ward off evil.


Yeh mera India.

Photo: Twitter

While most people couldn't stop admiring this beautiful image of actor Shah Rukh Khan cupping his hands in dua and his manager Pooja Dadlani folding her hands in pranaam - a true depiction of secular and diverse India - there was a section that targeted the actor because spitting misinformation and hate is also "the new normal", isn't it?

Edit: Veeru Krishan Mohan

Script and Producer: Divya Talwar

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