Swara Bhaskar, who was last seen in Avinash Das' film in Anaarkali Of Aarah, said the world of Twitter and the social media trolling is a very stark example of how our society functions
Rishi Kapoor changed his Twitter bio and profile picture to specify that he is done with trolls and to show that he means business
Rishi Kapoor said: "Once I was corrected that I should not put this (expletives) on my timeline. Now I go to them and do this"
Richa was at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne last week and, at a press conference with Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, answered a question about cultural similarities on his behalf. Her quote - reproduced at the end of this story - was condensed by trolls into this takeaway:
Singer Chinmayi Sripaada, who is petitioning against rape threats, told NDTV that five years back, she was the first in India to file a complaint against online harassment. She said, "That time also Twitter didn't react on time and later I had to ask for help."
Singer Chinmayi Sripaada, who received tweets like "You need to be raped," "I'll throw acid on your face," said that she had faced similar threats before five years ago. She further added that when the law-makers asked Twitter to take action against the culprits, the micro-blogging site had refused to help and then she had to ask for help.
"I say Sir," Twinkle Khanna tells NDTV about trolling the trolls on Twitter.
After her recent social media faux pas, Anushka Sharma refused to bow down to the Twitter trolls and said, "I don't want to pay attention to people who are actually cowards. They are hiding behind their computer screens with a fake name and say things about you. Anybody can do that."