In the middle of the Laal Singh Chaddha debacle and the ‘Boycott Bollywood’ trend is gaining momentum, an apology video has surfaced on Aamir Khan Productions Twitter. The video began with the words “Michami Dukkadam”, which roughly translates to “may all the evil that has been done be in vain”.
The clip was accompanied by a voiceover as words appeared on a black screen. The post sparked a flurry of reactions from netizens, with many believing the account was hacked.
Cryptic apology message on Aamir Khan Productions’ Twitter
“We are all human beings and we only make mistakes. Sometimes by our words and sometimes by our actions, sometimes we do it unknowingly and sometimes when we are angry,” the voice said.
He further added, “We also hurt people with our jokes and sometimes without speaking. If I have hurt you in any way, I apologize with my heart, my promise and my being.”
— Aamir Khan Productions (@AKPPL_Official) September 1, 2022
In response to the post, one user mentioned, “Hacked For Sure!! Aamir Khan‘s social media accounts have been hacked, don’t believe the posts!” a Twitterati said.
Talk about calls for a “boycott” before Chez Laal Singh Chaddha release, Aamir said the situation made him “sad”. As quoted by ANI news agency, the actor said, “This is boycotting Bollywood…Boycotting Aamir Khan…Boycotting Laal Singh Chaddha…I feel sad too because a lot of people saying this in their hearts believe that I am someone who does not like India… In their hearts they believe that… And that is completely wrong. I really love the country… It’s That’s how I am. It’s kind of unfortunate if some people feel that way. I want to assure everyone that’s not the case, so please don’t boycott my movies, please. please watch my movies.”
Laal Singh Chaddha was directed by Advait Chandan and also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Mona Singh and Naga Chaitanya in key roles. The film crashed at the box office, hitting well below its reported budget of ₹180 crore.