Raveena Tandon’s Reaction On Kanika Kapoor Controversy: Emphasized The Importance Of Being Responsible Citizens In These Times Of Pandemic


Ever since the news went out about bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor being tested positive for COVID-19, she has created a storm on social media platforms. She has attended more than 3 parties after she arrived in India. Many celebrities and fans are coming down on her for not being “responsible enough” after arriving from the United Kingdom earlier this month.

As per the latest reports, four FIRS have been launched against the Bollywood singer who has attended several programs in which many VIP guest also look part before being tested positive for the novel virus. She has been charged with deliberately spreading infection and also violation of section 144 by attending parties. UP government has invoked the provisions of the Epidemic Disease Act 1897.

In a LIVE chat with Bombay times, Raveena Tandon who is currently awaiting the release of her film KGF part-2 in which she is starring opposite actor Yash. Addressing the Kanika’s controversy, she said, “There are very contrary reports that are coming around, so one can’t say what her situation was. Whether people checked her or did she really lie about not getting a fever?”

She pointed out to the fact that many people in the country partied during Holi celebrations but she and her family chose to stay at home so as to avoid the risk of COVID19 infection.

She emphasized the need of being “responsible citizens”, she explained, “People need to be aware. Was Kanika aware or wasn’t she? These are questions only she can answer. But, in these times, people need to be really responsible. You need to know that even if you are young and your immunity is strong, you can be passing it on to someone senior, whose immunity is not as strong. Even if you don’t get attacked by the virus, you could be transmitting it to someone else. So be responsible.”

She further added, “We are citizens and it is equally our responsibility. We can’t always blame the government. It should be your civic sense and duty.”