Sona Mohapatra slams Salman Khan after receiving death threats over ‘poster child of toxic masculinity’ remarks


Singer Sona Mohapatra was recently in the news after she lashed out at Salman Khan for his comments making fun of Priyanka Chopra for quitting the film Bharat. Sona had called Salman a ‘poster child of toxic masculinity.’

Sona took to Twitter on Wednesday to share a screenshot of a social media post issuing death threats to her. She wrote, “Such & such mails come my way regularly , from the followers of this ‘hero’ of bad behaviour. ??This beacon of ‘human’ values who inspires such serial toxic behaviour is actually claiming the title of #Bharat , drawing parallels with our great nation, nothing lesser.”

Salman is currently busy promoting his next release Bharat, which will hit cinemas on 6 June. Priyanka Chopra was roped in to be the lead actress opposite Salman, but the Desi girl had quit the film last year leaving the makers in a quandary. A desperate Salman had then replaced her with Katrina Kaif in the film.

When asked to react to Priyanka quitting the film during the shooting, Salman recently said that it was embarrassing that she had left the ‘biggest film of her career’ to get married. Salman had gone on to say that ‘usually people leave their husbands for this.’

His comments did not go down well with Sona, who launched a tirade against the Bollywood superstar. In a series of tweet, she had said, “A showcase & poster child of toxic masculinity. Low brow dig at not only a woman who was not in the room but a disgusting disregard & contempt for the woman & colleague sitting next to him in the same room. Unless we call out such serial bad behaviour, nothing changes #India.”