By Ayushi Agarwal
Bollywood comes together to save Aarey forest. Bollywood’s celebrities might have a difference of opinion on many cases but when it comes to saving a forest they sure have come together to raise a common voice against the concerned authorities.
The government wants to construct a metro car shed in Aarey colony which would mean they have to cut down approximately 2600 trees and looking at the present issues of increasing pollution, Global warming this project certainly did not go well with many people including some prominent Bollywood celebrities.
Several actors like Farhan Akhtar, Dia Mirza, Shraddha Kapoor, Richa Chhadha, Swara Bhaskar came out in open to protest against this metro project however, yesterday night after getting the permission from the court, government chopped off around 300 trees. This incident fumed the celebrities, and they raised their concern over Twitter.
Voicing his concern, actor Farhan Akhtar wrote on Twitter, “Cutting trees at night is a pathetic attempt at trying to get away with something even those doing it know is wrong. #Aarey #GreenIsGold #Mumbai.”
Actor Dia Mirza who is a UN Goodwill Ambassador expressed her worry and tweeted, “400 trees have been cut in the dead of the night. As citizens sang and joined hands in unity pleading to STOP this massacre. Can’t you see they are UNITED by love!?! Love for nature. Love for our children and our future. #Aarey #ClimateAction #ActNow #ChangeIsComing.”
Bollywood goes green with aarey! “Such disappointing news on #AareyForest Cutting the trees in the night clearly shows even they know it’s horribly wrong, inhuman. But we can compliment #GretaThunberg act blind n deaf to our own #Aarey n think we did our bit to the #environment,” tweeted actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar.
Actress Shraddha Kapoor protested on streets and raised her voice to save Aarey with the public.
It seems like the issue won’t end soon but Filmi Files would definitely like to know your opinion on this issue.
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