Shabana Azmi denies news of leaving India if Modi becomes PM

The actress took to Twitter and said that she has contempt for those who publish such fake news.

Published: 11th May 2019 09:49 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th May 2019 09:50 PM   |  A+A-

Actress Shabana Azmi

Actress Shabana Azmi (File photo)


MUMBAI: Shabana Azmi on Saturday slammed "fake news brigade" for attributing a false quote to her, which claimed the actor would leave the country "if Narendra Modi becomes Prime Minister again.


"The actor, who is often been trolled for holding anti-majoritarian views and questioning the establishment, took to Twitter and called the news "pure fabrication."

In a series of tweets, the veteran actor wrote that the "fake news brigade is pretty pathetic" and since they can't talk about issues, they repeatedly sell lies so that people believe them as truth.

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"Their overdrive exposes their fear at losing out. But they are falling flat on their faces because there are enough brave voices exposing them. Azmi (68) said her father Kaifi Azmi taught her to never treat her opponents like enemies. 

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