Actor Sushant Singh announced on Tuesday that his association with the long-running TV show “Savdhaan India” had ended after his involvement in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act. The actor, who has been a part of the show as the show’s host since 2011, shared the news on Twitter stating that his involvement in the protests may be the reason for his exit.
However, Sushant said that it was a very “small price” to tell the truth. Sushant wrote, “And my tenure with Savdhaan India has ended.” Commenting on his post, a user asked if They have paid this “price” to “speak the truth”.
And, my stint with Savdhaan India has ended.
— सुशांत सिंह sushant singh سوشانت سنگھ (@sushant_says) December 16, 2019
To this, the actor said, “This is a very small price, my friend. Otherwise how will you face Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru? “
Sushant was alluding to his role in Rajkumar Santoshi’s 2002 film “The Legend of Bhagat Singh”, in which he played the freedom fighter Sukhdev alongside Ajay Devgan (Bhagat Singh) and D Santosh (Rajguru).
Sushant continues to speak against the CAA. The actor also condemned the police action on the students of Jamia Millia University. Jamia turned into a battleground on Sunday as the police entered the campus and used force to prevent protests against the students’ act.
“Savdhaan India” currently airs on Star India and the network has not responded to the news of Sushant Singh’s exit.
According to the amended act, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities, who had come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan as of 31 December 2014 and were facing religious persecution, were not treated as illegal migrants They will be considered rather they will be given Indian citizenship.