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Actress Pooja Bhatt joins Rahul Gandhi for a ‘brief’ walk in Bharat Jodo Yatra, draws mixed reactions on Twitter

Pooja Bhatt is the daughter of the famous filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and the half-sister of Shaheen and Alia Bhatt.




Rahul Gandhi and Pooja Bhatt

New Delhi: On the 56th day of the yatra, actor Pooja Bhatt joined Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra in Telangana’s Hyderabad. She also informed everyone about her presence in the Yatra on Twitter. She wrote covered 10.5 kilometres on foot. Since today’s morning, her name is also trending on the social media platform.

Pooja wrote on Twitter, ”Yes a brief 10.5 km walk to be precise.”

Under the hashtag, many people admired her for her efforts while a few also trolled her for belonging to a family, a supporter of terrorists.

Criticising Pooja for joining the Yatra, ”Mahesh Bhatt & gang launched the book ’26/11 RSS ki Saazish’ & blamed Hindus for the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack. His son Rahul Bhatt had links with terrorist David Headley. Now his daughter Pooja Bhatt took part in Congress party’s Bharat Jodo Yatra. What a joke!”

”I wish Bollywood builds spine similar to Pooja Bhatt. But I doubt, they all are cowardice to the core,” wrote another user.

”Her brother helped 26/11 terŕorist David Headly. Her father blamed Hindus/RSS for 26/11. Today Pooja Bhatt joined Rahul G on the Bharat Jodo Yatra. The enemy on the inside is always more dangerous than any on the outside,” commented another user.

”Pooja Bhatt daughter of Mahesh Bhatt sister of Rahul Bhatt. Same Bhatt who is friends with David Headley and same Bhatt who blamed RSS for the 26/11 Mumbai attacks. They join the BJY says a lot,” wrote a third user.

Who is Pooja Bhatt?

Pooja Bhatt was born on February 24, 1972. She is the daughter of the famous filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and the half-sister of Shaheen and Alia Bhatt. She has worked in the entertainment industry as a director, actress, and voice-over artist.

She debuted at the age of 17 in the film Daddy. She is well-known for her films in the industry such Sadak, Junoon, Janaam, adn Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee.