Shekhar Kapur Slams Met Gala 2024 Shares Zendaya Look With Kids Starving In Gaza Asks Which World Do You Live In

By Ronit Kawale 3 Min Read

Met Gala 2024 is in the headlines. While pictures of Alia Bhatt to Isha Ambani, Zendaya and Kim Kardashian are trending on social media, veteran filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has lashed out at this fashion event. The director of ‘Mr. India’ has shared two pictures while being excited at this annual function of the fashion world. In one, there is a picture of Zendaya from the Met Gala, while in the other, there is a picture of a girl crying from hunger in Gaza, who is looking with hopeful eyes among the empty utensils. Shekhar Kapur has written that after all, what kind of world are we living in? While sharing both the pictures on Instagram on Tuesday, Shekhar Kapur has written a long note. He writes, ‘Please see the pictures of the two diametrically opposite conditions in this post.. I was watching a documentary on the children in Gaza desperate for food, begging and the danger of severe famine there, while on another channel I was watching Dazzling Had been. The glamor and fashion madness of the Met Gala in New York.

See Shekhar Kapur’s Instagram post here


Shekhar Kapur said- These two pictures are from the same world

Shekhar Kapur further wrote, ‘If you see both the pictures one after the other, you will feel that the girl suffering from hunger is looking towards Zendaya. This is a struggle that leaves you torn. After all, what kind of world are you living in? Is it only one world that accepts these two truths?

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‘Gaza protesters disappeared in the glare of the Met Gala’

Further in his post, he has said in a questioning tone that in order to show events like Met Gala, the channels ignored the conflict taking place in Gaza. The protests taking place there were ignored. It is almost like an attempt to hide the picture of the real world through such glittering ceremonies.

Shekhar Kapur said- I ask myself questions, many times, continuously

Finally, Shekhar Kapur, who made films like ‘Masoom’, ‘Joshile’ and ‘Barsaat’, writes, ‘Still… I have to ask myself this question… I am not dying of hunger… Still I Not far off… I’m sure most of the people reading this post aren’t far off either… I also question, wouldn’t I go to the Met Gala if I got an invite? I ask myself this question many times these days. My film ‘Paani’ works to show the story of this struggle.

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Ronit Kawale has been an entertainment journalist for the past three years. Being a cinephile is not just a part of his profession; it's his passion. Alongside being an avid follower of Bollywood and television, he possesses a treasure trove of interesting gossip and insights about celebrities. He's well-versed in understanding what readers are tuning into on the website. After all, he became a journalist to stay close to the heartbeat of the world.
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