Probing the seemingly never ending saga of affairs between Kangana Ranaut, Hrithik Roshan and Adhyayan Suman.
How can you not like her! An actor so natural that when you watch her perform, she stops being an actor and becomes a woman we grew up with or around. What every actor strives for, Kangana Ranaut achieves that by crawling under the skin of the characters she is playing. The sad part being, she is even playing those characters off screen, and we’re totally falling for it.
Kangana Ranaut, this generation’s flagbearer of gender equality, may well be a master manipulator, representing everything that’s wrong with the brand of feminism making waves today. I leave that for you to judge.
But unlike Kangana, I’m not going to base my arguments on rhetoric and clever wordplay; I’m going to base my arguments on solid facts. So here you go:
1. Kangana morphed her pictures with Hrithik to prove their affair
How would you judge a man who morphs his photos with a woman to make it look like she was romantically involved with him? Not very kindly, I wager. In this case, it was gender reversal. Kangana morphed a picture of her and Hrithik and leaked it to the media as an alleged proof that Hrithik Kangana were had an affair. Of course, we jumped the bandwagon and labelled Hrithik who got recently divorced from Suzanne a cheating, lying husband who betrayed his wife and then the other woman.
But just then, that victim wife of his, Suzanne Roshan revealed that pictures released by Kangana’s team were fake. She put out the real pictures. Have a good look at them below:
Morphed Picture released by Kangana Ranaut
By blurring out the other person who was part of the picture, Kangana made her intentions clear. She is going to use every dirty trick in the book. How did our intellectuals miss this detail?
But come to think of it, if they had an affair, they did not take even a single picture together? Kangana had to morph one to produce one. They didn’t click any picture even after Hrithik got divorced? Or did he decide “Alright, I’ve got a divorce from my wife. Now that I don’t have to hide my affair, let me just end the affair too and dump the other woman I took the divorce for. Because, logic.
2. Right before her phones and laptop were to be inspected by forensics, they fell into water
Cyber forensics in April’16 put out a report that they examined Hrithik’s electronic devices, including his phones and laptops, but didn’t find any evidence of Hrithik Roshan ever replying to Kangana Ranaut emails, or even accessing them. He either ignored them or flagged them as spam. It was then communicated to Kangana that her laptop and phones have to be inspected. But right after that communication, all these devices fell into water and she threw them away. Yes, I am not making it up. Kangana did not submit any proof of their relationship and rather indulged in what is called destruction of evidence, for which a man would have been sent to jail.
Quoting from a report, “The report, given to cops on April 19, conducted by a private cyber security agency had collected Hrithik’s Apple laptop and other electronic assets, at his request, on April 14, and run a two-day cyber forensics. It concluded that the actor never used or accessed any email ID from the ’email.com’ servers.”
“We found no digital footprints nor any fingerprint …The digital evidences were intact, not forged.” There was no existence of any means for any hacking, said the report. It said only images of Kangana, barring a few related to their films, were “the ones sent as attachments to him on email…directly from her iPhone 5s...to be in a relationship of sorts…” and significantly added, “it is analyzed that Hrithik Roshan did not entertain the emails nor accessed them until recently for forensics analysis.”
These are not my lines, for the record.
What’s more, cyber forensics were to inspect Kangana’s laptop and her phone on April 30, 2016. You know what they found out? Nothing! Because her phone and laptop astonishingly fell into water right before the investigation. I shudder to imagine if Hrithik had come up with a same kind of excuse, how we would have burnt him on social media.
(Thanks for contributing, Neha Khanna)
3. Lie: Hrithik and Kangana Got Engaged in Paris in Jan’14
Fact: Hrithik’s Passport proved he wasn’t even in Paris at the time
One of the the stock arguments by Kangana was that Kangana-Hrithik got engaged in Paris. But upon investigation, it was revealed that Hrithik wasn’t even in Paris at the time. A report from DNA said, “Hrithik has been to Paris just once. It was for two days during transit with his two sons. He was not in Paris in January 2014. The timelines don’t match. They were not in the city at the same time, at any point.” Of course Hrithik, like a true criminal mastermind from Dhoom 2, got all the proofs erased, or so claimed Kangana!
Again, you got engaged to Hrithik in Paris, Kangana? And yet, there is no picture of that 7 year courtship period or that engagement except for that photoshopped one?
4. “I felt naked when those emails were leaked, but I didn’t write them; Hrithik wrote those to himself”
Alright, a lot of flip-flop here. So Kangana Ranaut claims in Rajeev Masand’s show that Hrithik wrote all those emails to himself, but then why did she “feel naked” when they were out in the public.
While attending Reebok’s Fight to Fit awards back in Nov’16, Kangana had this to say, “This speech is dedicated to the letters of a lover which were brutally exposed to the world. How did I feel as a human being? Every letter that you write to your lover holds a lot of vulnerability. You are exposing a part of your soul or yourself, not to the world, but to an individual,”
Adding, “I felt extremely naked in front of the world. I cried for nights in my room and the worse is the most of it was not even the genuine stuff. People made fun of me. Even today I become the butt of jokes when I sit with my friends. But I never answered to that brutality with the same sort of spirit and I see myself as a winner there.”
So if she did not write those 1400 unanswered emails to Hrithik, what was “brutally exposed” to the world that made her cry at nights?
Also, if they were actually in a relationship, why would Hrithik need to hack into her account to send all those emails? Isn’t that self-contradictory on Kangana’s part? Because it only proves Hrithik is a stalker here, even though Kangana’s who case rests on the argument that they were in a relationship.
5. Fact: Adhyayan Suman DID NOT Call Kangana a Witch
Adyayan Suman in his blog and his interviews made it amply clear that he DOES NOT believe in black magic and other superstitions. All that man said was that Kangana used to take him to all these astrologers and Babas and made him do crazy stuff.
In Adhyayan’s words, “One day, Kangana called me at home in the night to do some puja. I reached at 11.30 pm as the puja was to start at 12. She had a small guest room in her apartment and she had covered it in black, including black curtains. There were some random statues of God, fire all around, some scary things (kept) puja. She asked me to chant some mantras, and locked me in. I was terrified. I didn’t do it and I came out and told her that I had. Then she started taking me to Pallavi frequently. One day, Pallavi said go to the graveyard at 12 am and throw these certain things. I was chilled to the bone! I didn’t go.”
Does that sound like he claimed he was under a spell? No. They only conclusion you can draw here is that Kangana believed in black magic and tried to use it on him. Thanks to the twisted narrative by the likes of Barkha Dutt, Adhyayan Suman into a joke overnight.
6. Kangana, a 49 kg woman can perfectly slap a 95 kg man. Suman did not claim you gave him a chokeslam!
So in Aap ki Adalat, Kangana refuted Adhyayan Suman’s claim that she used to physically harass her by making this joke, “how could a 49 kg girl beat up a 95 kg man?” Really Kangana? So a man and woman need to weight equal or close for the woman to slap and push around the man? In all fairness, it was extremely decent of this 95 kg man to not hit back at you after being slapped and humiliated.
But here’s what takes the cake: “I couldn’t hit him since he is so big, but now that I think about it, *I should have hit him.* Well, I find it impossible to imagine a man, who’s accused of hitting his wife/girlfriend, making a statement like that and getting away. “My wife is lying that I used to hit her. But now that I think of it, I should have been hitting her for real.” Are we to find this “passing joke” funny? A joke made on the alleged victim of physical and mental harassment? Yes, but only if the person making this joke is a woman.
7. Mixing Menstrual Blood in Food is Not Feminism, it’s Sick
Again Adhyayan Suman did not call menstrual blood impure. These were his exact words, “My mother was very worried and she called the family’s Panditji to come home and meet me. The first thing he asked me was: “Khana banati hai tumhare liye?” When I said yes, he said, “Apna impure blood milati hai khaane mein black magic ke liye.” I didn’t want to accept anything against her. I would tell people who said anything negative about her to f*** off. ” Next thing we know, feminists slammed Suman for calling menstrual blood impure and taboo.
All facts considered, I wonder how we would’ve judged Kangana Ranaut if she was a man. A certain Tarun Tejpal molested a woman and got sent to the gallows, and rightly so. Every such man deserves harshest of punishments. But then, why have different rules for women. If a molester deserves jail, howcome a pervert who morphs photos, stalks, physically and mentally harasses men, gets to become a champion of feminism?
Why the General Opinion Favors Kangana
For a variety of reasons:
Kangana is a woman, apparently
In a battle of character between a man and woman, there is a default winner.
She’s a National Award winner
So if tomorrow a moral war breaks out between Naseeruddin Shah and Shatrugan Sinha, Shah will win by default.
She raised the issue of nepotism
We hate rich people’s kids, so a Karan Johar investing his hard-earned 100 Crore rupees into a huge project should ask for our opinion on who should be part of that project, given that we have a whole of 300 Rupees at stake.
Kangana, not Hrithik, was on Barkha Dutt’s show
When the sole proprietor of morals and ethics declares you to be the ethical party, you can drop your mike and go home a winner.
Just one question for Kangana Ranaut:
How does it feel to be the only woman who’s lauded for wooing married men? If we take your story on face value, they indeed are cheats for making a pass at you, but you are a brave woman for accepting their advances, fully knowing they are married. Yeah, let’s bring feminism down to the right to being an asshole.
(Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the author. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or official policy or position of Leisure Martini.)