Police detain filmmaker Kamleshwar Mukhopadhyay amid protests, creates social media storm – Occasions of India

In a stunning flip of occasions, filmmaker Kamleshwar Mukhopadhyay and a number of other different CPI(M) activists had been detained by the Kolkata Police whereas they had been protesting close to the Rash Behari crossroads. It began after the alleged assault on the ebook stall of the Left celebration. The critically acclaimed filmmaker and others had been earlier taken to Lalbazar, however launched later within the night. The incident created a storm on social media because the Tollywood movie fraternity prolonged their assist for Kamleshwar.

“Afraid of books???? Books??? There will not be sufficient phrases to sentence the arrest of Kamleshwar Mukherjee. With you, Kamalada, for no matter it’s price,” filmmaker Srijit Mukherjee wrote on Twitter.

Actor Abir Chatterjee wrote, “We love you Kamal da and we’re happy with you. With you…”

Nationwide Award profitable filmmaker Kaushik Ganguly additionally criticized Kamleshwar’s detention.

“Has this authorities gone mad?” The arrest of Kamleshwar Mukherjee is shameful. Why? To the bookstore? For assist in opposition to the theft of ‘Bookshop’? it is embarrassing. Strongly condemn this very meaningless and unsightly act of thumping muscle energy. With you Kamleshwar Mukherjee, all of us want a solution to this!” actor Riddhi Sen wrote on Fb.

Rajya Sabha MP Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya later claimed that they’d gathered at Rash Behari crossroads to protest the assault on a ebook stall and its alleged closure by TMC supporters.

He additionally alleged that some folks loyal to the ruling Trinamool Congress allegedly attacked him once more through the protests on Monday. Some protesters, together with filmmaker Mukhopadhyay and CPI(M) Kolkata District Committee president Kallol Majumdar, had been reportedly detained by the police.

In the meantime, Kamleshwar Mukhopadhyay, after his launch, claimed that the police detained him saying that the protest couldn’t be held on the busy intersection as it could block the motion of the Durga Puja crowd.

The Bengali filmmaker is understood for making critically acclaimed movies like ‘Meghe Dhaka Tara’, ‘Mukhomukhi’ to call a number of. His final quick movie was ‘The Starvation Artist’ which was appreciated from all sides. He additionally made an internet collection ‘Rokto Polash’ which is an entertaining political thriller. He’s an acclaimed actor in addition to enjoying a wide range of characters in lots of socially related movies over time.

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