Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha resigns from Bollywood, adds Not Bollywood to his profile
Thappad director Anubhav Sinha on Tuesday announced his resignation from Bollywood. The director said he's had enough.
Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha on Tuesday took to Twitter to announce that he is resigning from Bollywood. The thappad director tweeted that he has had enough. Hoards of his fans and followers on social media are since left wondering about the reason for taking such extreme steps.
Anubhav Sinha is one of Bollywood’s acclaimed directors. Starting from Tum Bin to Dus, Mulk, Article 15, Thappad, and many more he has been on his A-game. Soon as he posted his tweet, fans and followers of the director swarmed his profile asking for a reason and urging him to stay. While some also supported his decision others were quick to troll him for using this a gimmick. Anubhav Sinha is one of the vocal voices in the Indian industry about all socio-political issues.
Anubhav also made an addition to his name on Twitter soon after his tweet went viral. The director’s official Twitter account now reads ‘Anubhav Sinha (Not Bollywood).
Take a look at his tweet here:
I hereby resign from Bollywood.
Whatever the fuck that means.
— Anubhav Sinha (Not Bollywood) (@anubhavsinha) July 21, 2020
Echoing the decision of a fellow filmmaker, acclaimed director Sudhir Mishra also took to his social media account to question what exactly is Bollywood. The director is reported saying that he only believes in Indian Cinema and nothing else. It remains to be seen if Anubhav Sinha’s resignation would mean that the director will make films or if he would change his mind.
Meanwhile, Anubhav’s next film is a multi-starrer titled ‘Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai’. The film was slated to release in October 2020 before the coronavirus pandemic hit the country.
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