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Priyanka, Abhishek, Rishi Kapoor Defend Anushka Sharma From Twitter Bashing

  | March 27, 2015 15:50 IST (New Delhi)
Anushka Sharma

Celebs have slammed those blaming Anushka for Virat's poor show.

"So horrible to see a supportive girlfriend being lynched for a game she just watched!!" Priyanka posted on Twitter

Actress Anushka Sharma, who is being trolled on social media for her boyfriend, cricketer Virat Kohli's poor show in the World Cup semi-final against Australia, has found staunch supporters in her Bollywood colleagues, including Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra and Rishi Kapoor. (Also Read: On Twitter, Anushka Trolled Over Virat's Poor Show)

Anushka, who was in Sydney for the match, was targeted on Twitter soon after Virat's dismissal from a mere single.

This has not gone down well with her friends and colleagues in the film industry who have tweeted their support for her. (Also Read: Anushka's Shock at Virat's Dismissal Mirrored India's)

Calling the tweets disrespectful, Anushka's Dil Dhadakne Do co-star Priyanka Chopra wrote on Twitter:
 


Actress and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen tweeted:
 


Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, with whom Anushka has worked in Patiala House said:
 


Abhishek Bachchan commented on a tweet in Anushka's defence:
 


Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted:
 


Tennis player Sania Mirza, also defended Anushka saying:
 




TV actor Karanvir Bohra tweeted:
 


Last summer, Anushka was blamed for Virat's poor performance in England and was dubbed as a 'distraction' to the vice-captain. In an interview to NDTV, Anushka had said it was "primitive" to call her a distraction for Virat's poor performances in.

"Why should I be responsible for Virat's performance on the field? "It's primitive to call me a distraction," she had said.

 



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