Kareena Kapoor Khan is facing massive criticism for saying ‘the masses haven’t seen Forrest Gump because it’s an ‘elitist’ and ‘classist’ movie

Kareena Kapoor Khan is facing massive criticism for saying 'the masses haven't seen Forrest Gump because it's an 'elitist' and 'classist' movie

Aamir Khan’s upcoming Laal Singh Chaddha, which is an official remake of the 1994 Hollywood blockbuster Forrest Gump, has been consistently rejected by audiences. Netizens have called for a boycott of Laal Singh Chaddha citing Aamir’s remark of intolerance in 2018 and Kareena Kapoor Khan’s ‘don’t watch our movies’ statement in the media. Amidst the chaos, Bebo now faces massive criticism for making yet another statement about the masses not knowing Forrest Gump because it’s an elitist, classist film. Also read – Koffee with Karan 7: Kareena Kapoor Khan joins Sara Ali Khan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and others to talk exes; here’s what she has to say about Shahid Kapoor

While answering a question about apprehensions over signing Laal Singh Chaddha, Kareena said that they have adapted the Hollywood film for Indian screens adding that people will appreciate it as many people still haven’t seen it. Forrest Gump. Also read – Koffee With Karan 7: Kareena Kapoor Khan opens up about the equation with her stepchildren; said, “I don’t even know why we talk about it so much”

“Because the masses wouldn’t have seen Forrest Gump. It’s kind of a classy elitist movie. It’s a movie that mass people haven’t seen, so they’ll see it for a story. They won’t won’t see it because it’s a remake of Forrest Gump. Of course Aamir (Khan) did it for that but it’s also a story that people would like to see,” Kareena told News18. Also Read – Deepika Padukone, Kareena Kapoor Khan and more: WhatsApp chats of top Bollywood stars leaked and sparked a storm

However, Kareena’s statement rubbed a lot of people the wrong way. Angered by his statement, netizens criticized him for despising the people of this country. While some people called out his arrogance, some people amplified the boycott trend.


In another interview, Kareena spoke about “cancel culture” and said she doesn’t take these things seriously. Aamir, on the other hand, asked people not to boycott his movie and urged the audience to go watch it.

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