Mumbai, Dec 11: Bollywood celebrites immediately voiced disappointment over the Supreme Courtroom verdict that criminalised homosexuality, calling it “violative of fundamental human rights”.
Hollywood actress and human rights activist Mia Farrow additionally joined the celebrities in slamming the judgment, saying it was a “very darkish day” for freedom and human rights in India.
“I’m most upset with this judgement. It feels very illiberal and violative of fundamental human rights. It is a disgrace,” celebrity Aamir Khan mentioned in an announcement.
Actor John Abraham tweeted: “India has harboured archaic prejudices as soon as once more… The Supreme Courtroom has criminalized homosexuality… Disgrace.”
Filmmaker Onir, who has been vocal about homosexual rights, mentioned it was a tragic day for Indian democracy. “I’m indignant by the SC ruling on IPC 377. Very very upset that the bench of the Supreme Courtroom maintain us to regressive colonial 153-year-old IPC 377. A darkish day for the historical past of judiciary and human rights in India,” Onir mentioned.
The ‘My brother Nikhil’ director added: “A tragic day for democracy the place the SC bench denies the LGBT neighborhood its constitutional rights to equality and safety in opposition to discrimination.”
Actor-director Farhan Akhtar tweeted: “The Supreme Courtroom acquired it mistaken immediately. Sec377.”
Farrow criticised the judgement in a collection of tweets. “Very darkish day for freedom and human rights as Indian Supreme Courtroom guidelines to criminalize homosexuality. Canceled journey to India,” tweeted the star of ‘Rosemary’s Child’ and in a sarcastic be aware added, “My spouse and I might not really feel welcome there.”
“Properly- when I’ve a wife- we can’t be going to India. Cancelled journey to India. My spouse and I might not really feel welcome there,” she added.