Netizens criticized Tollywood super star Mahesh Babu for endorsing a tobacco (pan masala) brand with Tiger Shroff. The flak from internet users came after Babu recently said, "Bollywood can't afford me". Notably, during promotions of his upcoming movie "Major" the actor was asked about his Bollywood debut, to which he said, he's not interested and Bollywood can't afford him. While many users mostly Mahesh's fan supported him… read-more
Actor Amitabh Bachchan sent a legal notice to a pan masala brand as they continued airing the advertisement, even after the termination of the contract. Reportedly, Bachchan withdrew himself from the contract after a national anti-tobacco organization urged him. The organization said such advertisements featuring Bachchan promote tobacco products in youngsters. As a result, he announced his withdrawal from the advertising campaign on his 79th… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Haryana government has decided to extend the ongoing ban on the sale and manufacture of gutkha and pan masala for another year, starting from September 7, to continue till September 2022. Reportedly, the government took the decision in the wake of COVID-19 infection as it wants to stop people from spitting in public places. The order also allowed the authorities to take legal action against violators.
Courtesy: Zee News