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Laal Singh Chaddha: After ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ soundtrack debacle, social media boycott trend hits upcoming films by Shah Rukh Khan, Salman and Hrithik

After Aamir Khan and Akshay Kumar, it seems that Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Salman Khan are now the latest victims of the boycott trend that has already affected ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ and ‘Raksha Bandhan’.

The trolls, who have bombarded Twitter with hate messages and boycott calls for Kumar and Khan’s latest outings, have now found a new target as old videos of SRK and Salman Khan have resurfaced online, users calling for a boycott of upcoming films, ‘Pathaan’ and ‘Tiger 3’.

The hashtags “Boycott Pathaan Movie” and “Boycott Tiger 3” started trending on Twitter, with users criticizing SRK and Salman for their former remarks.

A Twitter user shared a small snippet from an old interview where SRK talked about “growing intolerance” in India. Khan was asked if he believed there was growing intolerance, to which the actor replied: “There is intolerance. There is extreme intolerance. I think there is growing intolerance.”

Meanwhile, Salman is also getting a lot of hate for a comment he made in the past regarding the Mumbai terror attacks, where the actor said “everyone knows the government (Pakistan) is not behind it. They know it was a terrorist attack, and more than anything, our security failed.”

Not only are the trolls digging up old remarks made by Bollywood stars who are waiting for their movies to be released, but they are also criticizing those who have shown their support for ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’.

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Roshan receives ire for speaking out in favor of filmmaker Advait Chandhan-star ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’.

“Just watched LAAL SINGH CHADDA. I felt the HEART of this movie. Pluses and minuses aside, this movie is just stunning. Don’t miss this little gem guys! Go! Go now. Watch It’s beautiful. Simply beautiful,” Roshan had tweeted.

Now trolls are calling for a boycott of Roshan’s next film, ‘Vikram Vedha’.

The two films, ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ and ‘Raksha Bandhan’ clashed at the box office on Thursday August 11 and failed to hit the Rs 50 crore mark in five days. Despite strong anticipation, the films received mixed reviews amid calls for a boycott on social media.