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Shoojit reacts on bullying of middle-school Tennessee boy

Mumbai
December 13, 2017

Shoojit Sircar

 

 Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, known for deft handling of social issues in his movies, has reacted on the bullying of 11-year-old boy from Tennesse and says it is harmful for children while growing up.

He says bullying has become a social disease.

"Middle-school bullies are becoming sickening and dangerous for growing up... It has become a social disease," Sircar tweeted on Wednesday.

The "Piku" director's tweet comes after a viral video of a bullied 11-year-old middle-school boy named Keaton Jones from Tennessee, circulated on digital platforms. His mother posted a teary plea online.

Within days, celebrities including Justin Bieber, Gal Godot, LeBron James, Chris Evans, and Mark Ruffalo expressed support for and extended red-carpet invitations to Jones via Twitter.





Mumbai
December 13, 2017

Shoojit Sircar

 

 Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, known for deft handling of social issues in his movies, has reacted on the bullying of 11-year-old boy from Tennesse and says it is harmful for children while growing up.

He says bullying has become a social disease.

"Middle-school bullies are becoming sickening and dangerous for growing up... It has become a social disease," Sircar tweeted on Wednesday.

The "Piku" director's tweet comes after a viral video of a bullied 11-year-old middle-school boy named Keaton Jones from Tennessee, circulated on digital platforms. His mother posted a teary plea online.

Within days, celebrities including Justin Bieber, Gal Godot, LeBron James, Chris Evans, and Mark Ruffalo expressed support for and extended red-carpet invitations to Jones via Twitter.







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