Twinkle jokes about Sri Sri, Akshay Kumar’s Housefull in trouble?

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 09, 2016 17:23 IST
Akshay Kumar was dragged into a Twitter controversy after wife Twinkle joked about Sri Sri Ravishankar’s comments. (Instagram)

Twinkle Khanna, author and wife of Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, and followers of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar were involved in a Twitter war over the weekend. Twinkle, known for her acerbic wit on Twitter and off it, commented on the Art of Living (AOL) pioneer after he said that Malala Yousufzai did not deserve her Nobel Award.

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Twinkle, whose handle on twitter is @MissFunnyBones, wrote: “Sri Sri got his nobel foot and half beard stuck in his mouth in a yogic pose that Baba Ramdev perfected a while ago #HolyMenAndHairyTales.” She later deleted the tweet.

A snapshot of Twinkle’s tweet.

Not only was Twinkle trolled by AOL followers, Akshay was also dragged into the controversy. Darshak Hathi, the International Director of the Art of Living Foundation, wrote to Twinkle, “Millions of followers r going 2 boycott #Houseful3 4 hurting the sentiments by inappropriate and ill intended comments f @mrsfunnybones on Sri Sri.” He also deleted his tweet later.

A snapshot of Darshak’s tweet.

Twinkle apologised for her tweet.

But Haathi was having none of it.

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