Shirish Kunder apologises for calling UP CM Yogi Adityanath 'goon'

| Updated: Mar 25, 2017 17:10 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar.25 (ANI): In a twisting turn of events, director Shirish Kunder has apologised for dubbing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as a 'goon' on Twitter. The 43-year-old director took to his Twitter page and wrote, "I unconditionally apologise. I never meant to hurt anyones feelings or sentiment." The apology comes after an FIR was registered against the filmmaker. In a series of tweets earlier, Shrish criticized the newly appointed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister by saying, "Hoping a goon will stop rioting once he's allowed to rule is like expecting a rapist to stop raping once he's allowed to rape." He further wrote, "Going by the logic of making a goon as CM so that he behaves, Dawood can be CBI director. And Mallya - RBI Governor." Later, the filmmaker deleted both tweets. This is not the first time that the director has voiced out his opinion on Twitter. Earlier in 2016, he reacted on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' as he wrote, "If you block their nose, they will breathe from the mouth. Doesn't mean they are enjoying it" (ANI)