Vicky Kaushal to Huma Qureshi: Check out what Bollywood celebrities had to say about Jamia violence

Bollywood celebrities continued to extend support to students of Delhi's Jamia University all through Tuesday even as many of them lashed out at the government over rising anti-CAA tension.
Bollywood celebrities continued to extend support to students of Delhi's Jamia University all through Tuesday even as many of them lashed out at the government over rising anti-CAA tension. (Photo | PTI)
Bollywood celebrities continued to extend support to students of Delhi's Jamia University all through Tuesday even as many of them lashed out at the government over rising anti-CAA tension. (Photo | PTI)
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AYUSHMANN KHURRANA: Deeply disturbed about what the students went through and I strongly condemn this. All of us have the right to protest and excercise our fundamental freedom of expression. However, protests also cannot turn violent and lead to destruction of public property. That simply is counterproductive. Dear countrymen, this is the land of Gandhi. Ahimsa is and should be the tool to express. Have faith in democracy. (Photo | PTI)
AYUSHMANN KHURRANA: Deeply disturbed about what the students went through and I strongly condemn this. All of us have the right to protest and excercise our fundamental freedom of expression. However, protests also cannot turn violent and lead to destruction of public property. That simply is counterproductive. Dear countrymen, this is the land of Gandhi. Ahimsa is and should be the tool to express. Have faith in democracy. (Photo | PTI)
HUMA QURESHI: This is unreal. We are a secular democracy. This violence that the police have shown in dealing with the students is terrible. Citizens have the right to peacefully protest. @narendramodi @AmitShah Or that is not an option anymore ?? (Photo | PTI)
HUMA QURESHI: This is unreal. We are a secular democracy. This violence that the police have shown in dealing with the students is terrible. Citizens have the right to peacefully protest. @narendramodi @AmitShah Or that is not an option anymore ?? (Photo | PTI)
VICKY KAUSHAL: What is happening is not okay. The way it's happening is not okay. People have every right to peacefully voice their opinion. This violence and disruption is both saddening and concerning as a fellow citizen. In no circumstance, must our faith in democracy be shaken. (Photo | YouTube Screengrab)
VICKY KAUSHAL: What is happening is not okay. The way it's happening is not okay. People have every right to peacefully voice their opinion. This violence and disruption is both saddening and concerning as a fellow citizen. In no circumstance, must our faith in democracy be shaken. (Photo | YouTube Screengrab)
PARINEETI CHOPRA: If this is what's gonna happen everytime a citizen expresses their view, forget #CAB, we should pass a bill and not call our country a democracy anymore! Beating up innocent human beings for speaking their mind? BARBARIC. (Photo | PTI)
PARINEETI CHOPRA: If this is what's gonna happen everytime a citizen expresses their view, forget #CAB, we should pass a bill and not call our country a democracy anymore! Beating up innocent human beings for speaking their mind? BARBARIC. (Photo | PTI)
RAJKUMMAR RAO: I strongly condemn the violence that the police have shown in dealing with the students. In a democracy the citizens have the right to peacefully protest.I also condemn any kind of act of destruction of the public properties. Violence is not the solution for anything!  (Photo | YouTube Screengrab)
RAJKUMMAR RAO: I strongly condemn the violence that the police have shown in dealing with the students. In a democracy the citizens have the right to peacefully protest.I also condemn any kind of act of destruction of the public properties. Violence is not the solution for anything! (Photo | YouTube Screengrab)
BHUMI PEDNEKAR: Violence is not a tool to make our country better. We are a democracy and we have the power to exercise our fundamental rights in a rightful manner. What the students faced has shaken me and my heart goes out to them and I protest the way the situation was handled. However, I'm also shocked seeing how the protest turned violent. Let's aim to make our country better through dialogue, debate and dissent and keep our faith in democracy alive. (Photo | YouTube Screengrab)
BHUMI PEDNEKAR: Violence is not a tool to make our country better. We are a democracy and we have the power to exercise our fundamental rights in a rightful manner. What the students faced has shaken me and my heart goes out to them and I protest the way the situation was handled. However, I'm also shocked seeing how the protest turned violent. Let's aim to make our country better through dialogue, debate and dissent and keep our faith in democracy alive. (Photo | YouTube Screengrab)
ANURAG KASHYAP: This has gone too far.. can’t stay silent any longer. This government is clearly fascist.. and it makes me angry to see voices that can actually make a difference stay quie.. (Photo | PTI)
ANURAG KASHYAP: This has gone too far.. can’t stay silent any longer. This government is clearly fascist.. and it makes me angry to see voices that can actually make a difference stay quie.. (Photo | PTI)
SIDDHARTH: First they will filter Muslims, then Christians, then other religions, then they will corner the oppressed castes and slyly go after the rights of women. They will always find a way to divide. They will always find a way to hate. This is their way. Say no to fascism! Save #India (Photo | EPS)
SIDDHARTH: First they will filter Muslims, then Christians, then other religions, then they will corner the oppressed castes and slyly go after the rights of women. They will always find a way to divide. They will always find a way to hate. This is their way. Say no to fascism! Save #India (Photo | EPS)
NIMRAT KAUR: Suspend. Rape. Burn. Clash. Mob. Violence. Ban. Lynch. Curfew. Silence. Protest. India. (Photo | PTI)
NIMRAT KAUR: Suspend. Rape. Burn. Clash. Mob. Violence. Ban. Lynch. Curfew. Silence. Protest. India. (Photo | PTI)
RITEISH DESHMUKH: I stand in solidarity with the students protesting peacefully. What makes our country great is that every voice is heard, be it of one person or thousands. I do not support any kind of violence. We are and have always been proud of our Police Force but this time they should have been more compassionate while assessing and tackling the situation. Our students didn't deserve this. (Photo | YouTube Screengrab)
RITEISH DESHMUKH: I stand in solidarity with the students protesting peacefully. What makes our country great is that every voice is heard, be it of one person or thousands. I do not support any kind of violence. We are and have always been proud of our Police Force but this time they should have been more compassionate while assessing and tackling the situation. Our students didn't deserve this. (Photo | YouTube Screengrab)
RICHA CHADDA: This is heartbreaking... In which civilized country is this normal ? Why such excessive force ? Who tear gases students studying inside a library?  Nothing justifies this. (Photo | PTI)
RICHA CHADDA: This is heartbreaking... In which civilized country is this normal ? Why such excessive force ? Who tear gases students studying inside a library? Nothing justifies this. (Photo | PTI)
SIDHARTH MALHOTRA: My heart goes out to all the students back home in Delhi. In a democracy like ours, its sad to see violence against citizens for voicing their opinion through peaceful protests. There should be no place for violence of any form & intent in our country. I strongly condemn this act. (Photo | PTI)
SIDHARTH MALHOTRA: My heart goes out to all the students back home in Delhi. In a democracy like ours, its sad to see violence against citizens for voicing their opinion through peaceful protests. There should be no place for violence of any form & intent in our country. I strongly condemn this act. (Photo | PTI)
MANOJ BAJPAYEE: There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. With the students and their democratic rights to protest ! I condemn violence against protesting students!!!!! (Photo | YouTube Screengrab)
MANOJ BAJPAYEE: There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. With the students and their democratic rights to protest ! I condemn violence against protesting students!!!!! (Photo | YouTube Screengrab)
DIA MIRZA: The student protests across the country is a tipping point in our democracy. Seeing videos of peacefully protesting students being dragged and beaten up is a visual that will be hard to forget. In fact, one that we should not forget. These young students are doing what we should have done for them. India is for one and all. I stand with all the students who have been forcefully stopped from upholding the very principles that we hold dear. It's ironic that the young can see what those we entrusted our freedom with, can't. This is not the time to sit back. Let's stand united to save the idea of India. (Photo | PTI)
DIA MIRZA: The student protests across the country is a tipping point in our democracy. Seeing videos of peacefully protesting students being dragged and beaten up is a visual that will be hard to forget. In fact, one that we should not forget. These young students are doing what we should have done for them. India is for one and all. I stand with all the students who have been forcefully stopped from upholding the very principles that we hold dear. It's ironic that the young can see what those we entrusted our freedom with, can't. This is not the time to sit back. Let's stand united to save the idea of India. (Photo | PTI)
ALANKRITA SHRIVASTAVA: Nothing can justify what has happened to the students. The broken legs, the lost eye, the assaults in the darkness, the barbaric beating up of the innocent, the vandalising of a space of learning, the invasion of the student hostels. History will remember. (Photo | Alankrita Shrivastava Twitter)
ALANKRITA SHRIVASTAVA: Nothing can justify what has happened to the students. The broken legs, the lost eye, the assaults in the darkness, the barbaric beating up of the innocent, the vandalising of a space of learning, the invasion of the student hostels. History will remember. (Photo | Alankrita Shrivastava Twitter)
SAURABH SHUKLA: What we are going through is #Shameful Stop #Violence Stop #dirtypolitcs Stop #silence Please Stop! Condemn brutality against #StudentsProtest. (Photo | PTI)
SAURABH SHUKLA: What we are going through is #Shameful Stop #Violence Stop #dirtypolitcs Stop #silence Please Stop! Condemn brutality against #StudentsProtest. (Photo | PTI)
HANSAL MEHTA: India is burning. Oppression, repression and violence of any kind must be condemned. It must be met with non-violent protest and non-cooperation. I salute those bravehearts who are raising their voices inspite of the looming threat of persecution. (Photo | Hansal Mehta Facebook)
HANSAL MEHTA: India is burning. Oppression, repression and violence of any kind must be condemned. It must be met with non-violent protest and non-cooperation. I salute those bravehearts who are raising their voices inspite of the looming threat of persecution. (Photo | Hansal Mehta Facebook)
AAYUSH SHARMA: Let's protect the fundamentals of the Indian constitution. My heart goes out to the students of Jamia. (Photo | PTI)
AAYUSH SHARMA: Let's protect the fundamentals of the Indian constitution. My heart goes out to the students of Jamia. (Photo | PTI)
This copy will be further updated once prominent Bollywood celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aaamir Khan, others react to the Jamia violence. (Photo | PTI)
This copy will be further updated once prominent Bollywood celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aaamir Khan, others react to the Jamia violence. (Photo | PTI)

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