VIDEO: Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone visits JNU, meets injured JNUSU president Aishe - GulfToday

VIDEO: Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone visits JNU, meets injured JNUSU president Aishe


Deepika Padukone stands with the students at the Sabarmati T-point at Jawahar Lal University, New Delhi, on Tuesday.

Actress Deepika Padukone on Tuesday reached the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to extend solidarity towards the students following Sunday's violence.

The actor was spotted standing with the students at the Sabarmati T-point, where a public meeting was called by alumni of JNU over Sunday's violence in the varsity.

She also met JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh who was injured in the violence.

Deepika-with-Aishe-750x500 Deepika Padukone greets Aishe Ghosh at JNU on Tuesday.

Padukone did not address the meeting and left after an hour.

The meet was also attended by former JNU students like Sitaram Yechury, Kanhaiya Kumar, D. Raja and Yogendra Yadav.

Several Bollywood personalities have come out on the streets here and held peaceful protests against the attack on JNU students.

The protests were held on Monday evening at Mumbai's Carter Road Promenade.

Protesters included Anurag Kashyap, Taapsee Pannu, Zoya Akhtar, Vishal Bhardwaj, Hansal Mehta, Anubhav Sinha, Richa Chadha, Rahul Bose, Swanand Kirkire, Reema Kagti, Dia Mirza, Sayani Gupta, Gauahar Khan, Saurabh Shukla and stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra.

On Sunday, a masked mob had entered JNU campus in Delhi and assaulted students and teachers, leaving over 30 students injured.

With Bollywood joining in the protests, photos and videos have taken over social media. The celebrities themselves also shared a few pictures on social media.

Sharing a photo from the peaceful protest, Richa Chadha tweeted: "Tricolour is the star. No one shall steal your thunder".

"Masaan" director Neeraj Ghaywan shared a video of filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj taking part in the silent protests against the JNU attack in Carter Road.

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap was snapped at the protest holding a placard which read: "Enough". The filmmaker shared the picture on Instagram.

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