B-Town reacts on Radhe Maa controversy
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) As Mamtamai Radhe Guru Maa was booked in an alleged dowry harassment case on Thursday, celebrites from the Hindi film industry have shared their opinions on the self-styled godwoman.
Radhe Maa claims to be a self-confessed fan of actor and former adult movie star Sunny Leone. Her pictures in short dresses, gyrating to Bollywood tunes with her devotees during satsangs (religious discourses) have gone viral on social media networks.
Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, a devotee of Radhe Maa, shared an extensive post on his Facebook page in her support, saying she “had been very affectionate” to Ghai and his wife Mukta.
“Being the devotees of mata Vaishnu Devi Me n my wife mukta have been visiting Radhey Maa to take her blessings since last year at mata ki chowki at Borivali Bhuvan held by her old devotees. Even we held one mata ki chowki at our residence n invited her to bless us n other devotees. She had been very affectionate to both of us N treat us like her parents,” Ghai wrote.
“We have never experienced any such kind of indecent act or atmosphere as being talked about in society today,” he added.
Whereas actors Paresh Rawal and Rishi Kapoor took potshots at Radhe Maa on their Twitter handles.
“Ppl shouldn’t compare this fake Hindu Godwoman with Rakhi Sawant..Rakhi earns her living by hard work…she doesn’t fake religion for that,” Paresh Rawal posted on the micro-blogging website.
Taking sarcastic digs at Radhe Maa in a string of tweets, Rishi Kapoor urged the country to “wake up” and not get fooled by such “actors”.
“Wake up India)! Your weakness is being exploited by these actors. I am too, but I entertain not deceive. Think,” the actor tweeted.
“Make up,lipstick,eye shadow,jewellery et al. for discourses? Is that my friend Bappi Lahiri without his glasses?” Kapoor wrote on Radhe Maa’s appearance in another tweet.