Ekta Kapoor : I dissociate myself from the Pavitra Rishta Fund

This fund has not been started by me

Ekta Kapoor has distanced herself from Pavitra Rishta Fund. set up with an aim to spread mental health awareness among people. Her decision comes after Vishal Kirti. brother-in-law, Sushant Singh Rajput gave out a strong message against using the actor as a poster boy for mental health awareness.

The fund drew its name from Ekta Kapoor’: Pavitra Rishta, the TV series that made Sushant household name before he became a Bollywood star. The producer was being severely trolled for lending support to the fund; a gesture that many felt meant she was supporting the depression theory in Sushant’s death, which his family had rejected.

Social media users soon launched the hashtag #ShameOnEktaKapoor, which started trending. Ekta has subsequently tweeted. “Even though this fund has not been started by me. I would like to respectfully dissociate myself. #SSR Hope the truth prevails.”

She also posted a note that read: “While I support the cause of mental health. I dissociate myself from the Pavitra Rishta Fund till the investigations are carried out and we have a clear picture of Sushant’s unfortunate death. I withdraw myself from this fund individual of now.as it seems that there is more to this tragic incident. Like the rest of the country. I would like the truth-to to come out.”