MUMBAI: The
Shiv
Sena on Wednesday got here out in help of Rajya Sabha MP and veteran actor Jaya Bachchan for slamming those that claimed there was an issue of drug habit within the film industry.

“Those who make such claims are hypocrites and their statements smack of double standards,” the
Shiv
Sena stated in an editorial in occasion mouthpiece ‘Saamana’.

Bachchan on Tuesday criticised these tarnishing the picture of the movie business. Her remarks got here a day after BJP’s Lok Sabha MP and Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan stated there was an issue of drug habit within the movie business.

Supporting Bachchan’s stand, the Marathi every day stated, “A doping test should be conducted on those who claim that all artists and technicians in the film industry are under the influence of drugs.”

The
Shiv
Sena stated the inspiration of the Indian movie business was laid by Dadasaheb Phalke, a Maharashtrian. The business made a begin withsilent motion pictures like ‘Raja Harishchandra’ and reached the current pinnacle of successdue to the onerous work of lakhs of individuals.

It additionally stated actors like Sunil Dutt and his colleagues would tour the borders to entertain troopers, Manoj Kumar at all times produced patriotic movies whereas Raj Kapoor’s movies catered to social points.

“Several artistes raised their voice against the Emergency for which they had to pay a heavy price,” it stated.