Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar has come in the support of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun Tendulkar over nepotism issue. It all happened when Arjun Tendulkar was selected to play for Mumbai Indians in the upcoming IPL 2021.
Arjun Tendulkar has been playing cricket for various local cricket clubs for the last several years. But this is the first time when he was selected in the recent auction held by Indian Premier League 2021. Also Read: Akshay Kumar’s ‘Prithviraj’ to clash with Shahid Kapoor’s ‘Jersey’?
Arjun will now be playing for Mumbai Indians after he was auctioned for a sum of Rs 20 lakh.
On the other side, netizens already have a mixed review about his selection as they feel it’s nothing else but a promotion of nepotism.
In the recent past, the young cricketer has got the support of Bollywood actor.
I feel I should say this about #Arjun_Tendulkar. We frequent the same gym & I’ve seen how hard he works on his fitness, seen his focus to be a better cricketer. To throw the word ‘nepotism’ at him is unfair & cruel. Don’t murder his enthusiasm & weigh him down before he’s begun.
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) February 20, 2021
Farhan Akhtar took to his social media handle and posted that people should give him time to groom like a better cricketer and not spoil his enthusiasm with baseless allegations. Also Read: Bollywood Actress Jacqueline Fernandez Shares Her Stunning Ballerina Poses
In his post, Akhtar also referred Arjun Tendulkar as hardworking. He said that he always remains focused towards his fitness and works out in the gym for hours.
This is what he shared, “I feel I should say this about #Arjun_Tendulkar. We frequent the same gym & I’ve seen how hard he works on his fitness, seen his focus to be a better cricketer. To throw the word ‘nepotism’ at him is unfair & cruel. Don’t murder his enthusiasm & weigh him down before he’s begun.”
Farhan will be next seen in his upcoming film Toofan which will be a sports drama. Also Read: Ananya Panday Starrer Liger to Release On September 9
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