24 September, 2020

Daily Noose

The coverage of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death has turned into a ghastly media trial of Rhea Chakraborty. As the hawks swoop in, ethics, propriety and due legal process have gone for a toss.

Daily Noose
outlookindia.com
2020-09-06T12:54:11+05:30

Rhea Chakraborty, 28, is not an A-list star with a string of box-office hits to her credit. Far from it. After years of trying, she remains a struggling actress trying to get a toehold in Bollywood. Yet, she presently finds the spotlight shining on her—glaringly and unremittingly—making her the most-talked-about woman in a way she could not have imagined in her worst nightmares. All thanks to a non-stop media trial—going on across several news channels. They are not merely ­depicting a legal thriller—that newly favourite genre; rather, they have themselves morphed into kangaroo courtrooms that have had no qualms in pronouncing her “guilty” in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. All this without the CBI even having filed a chargesheet against her as yet.

Ever since the 34-year-old movie star was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his Mumbai house on June 14, there has been a wave of curiosity, mostly sympathetic, and an overwhelming desire to see justice done. Too many people suspect foul play in his untimely death, which...

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