Zoya Akhtar labels rappers Naezy and Divine 'hardcore feminists', receives flak for her statements


Zoya Akhtar, the maker of the films like Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Dil Dhadakne Do, is coming again with one more attention-grabbing story of underground scene of hip hop particularly rapping. The movie, Gully Boy starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, is impressed by the lives of rappers Divine and Naezy who began from underground scene and made rap tradition fairly mainstream. Whereas the movie premiered at Berlinale 2019 and the promotions are on, the filmmaker is receiving flak for her current assertion.

Zoya Akhtar lately spoke about rappers Naezy and Divine and labelled them as ‘hardcore feminists’. Whereas it was very a lot a praise, the following assertion about them didn’t go down nicely with the followers. The filmmaker mentioned that they’re hardcore feminists however she thinks they could even know the world. She added that it’s the way in which they discuss ladies and in addition the way in which they do not discuss them. She feels that their work doesn’t have any cynicism and they’re about to carry a variety of change.

Naezy tweeted the article with the caption that learn, “We’re hardcore feminists and we don’t know the phrase. Okay”. Now, this undoubtedly raised questions whether or not the rapper was offended by the assertion. He adopted his tweet by saying, “I feel what she meant is that we do not label it as feminists or feminism nevertheless it exhibits in our phrases and actions. She is aware of us very nicely, I feel we’re good.”

However, it looks like the netizens weren’t too pleased about her assertion and the filmmaker obtained a variety of flak.

In the meantime, on the work entrance, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Zoya Akhtar returned from Berlin earlier this week after the world premiere of Gully Boy. It’s a story about an aspiring rapper and the underground hip hop neighborhood. Primarily based on the lives of Naezy and Divine, the actor is essaying the position of a avenue rapper. Directed by Zoya Akhtar, the movie is ready to launch on February 14, 2019.

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