Rishi Kapoor is once again in news for wrong reasons after the video of him slapping a journalist during Ganpati Visarjan on Thursday went viral.
The video shows Randhir Kapoor his elder brother Randhir Kapoor slapping a journalist, when he was trying to approach him for a quick reaction.
The Kapoors were on their way to immerse the familys Ganesh idol, installed at R K Studios at Chembur, in the sea near Shivaji Park in Dadar, Central Mumbai.
The Kapoor family members, including Randhir, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv and Ranbir, chose to walk till Dadar from Chembur for immersion.
According to reports, when the media asked the Kapoor family to pose and give bytes, Rishi apparently lost his cool and pushed a senior TV channel reporter and allegedly slapped two photographers.
Rishi, according an entertainment portal, denied allegations of slapping his fans or a journalist but added that he was merely trying to behave like a Mumbai cop to control the crowd.
He also clarified that the reports of his son Ranbir Kapoor slapping were also not true demanding his critics to show the evidence.
“Ranbir would not hit a fly, how would he hit them?” Rishi added.
But this did not stop the social media users from having a go at the controversial actor.
Here are some social media reactions:
— Varun Bidhuri (@BidhuriVarun) September 16, 2016
— Fila (@MediaNorms) September 15, 2016
Rishi Kapoor is an angry man 24×7
— sash (@TheSakshiSharma) September 15, 2016
— Friends of Congress (@friendscongress) September 16, 2016
दोष मीडिया का है क्यों नहीं जीने देते उन्हें उनकी जिन्दगी .बोलने और छापने का अधिकार दिया तो कहीं भी घुस जाते हैं
— Shashi Mishra (@mishra_shashi60) September 16, 2016
If the media report is untrue "toh phir mediawalon ki sahi mein dhulai karni chahiye" for untruths
— Satyen Mehta (@SatyenMehta1) September 16, 2016
visuals don't lie…it was clear from the other post yesterday…sometime you need to pay price being a celebrity
— Narendar Singh Verma (@NsvermaIndia) September 16, 2016
— Dolby (@vroomgoyal) September 16, 2016
@chintskap – Shame on you for slapping a Journalist !
Dil Ke Khote,
Darshan Chohte !!!https://t.co/V0ipwW0Fqt
— Sanjay S Dutt (@imsanjaysdutt) September 15, 2016