Mumbai: Actor Accuses Muslim Neighbours Of Refusing To Allow Diwali Celebration, Rangoli; Destroys Lighting

Mumbai: Actor Accuses Muslim Neighbours Of Refusing To Allow Diwali Celebration, Rangoli; Destroys LightingDiwali diya (A Majeed/AFP/Getty Images)

A Mumbai-based actor from Patna named Vishwa Bhanu, who works in the Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani-co owned Excel Entertainment, has taken to social media to complain that he is not being allowed to celebrate Diwali in the "Muslim" society he lives.

Vishwa Bhanu took to Facebook and claimed that his neighbours asked him and his wife to remove the diyas and a rangoli by their gate.

"I am living in a Muslim society in Mumbai Malad Malwani and like last year this year too people of the society start arguing with my wife on lighting up her house today. They were not allowing my wife to lighting up and making a rangoli on the gate outside the house. They destroyed the lights and the crowd forced me to remove the lights," Vishwa Bhanu wrote on Saturday (26 October).

His comment on Facebook so far has 792 shares and over 400 comments.

He later also took to twitter to appraise Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the matter. He has alleged that after approaching the police, the advised him to tweet to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get his issue resolved.

The actor has worked in films like "Special 26" starring Akshay Kumar, "Mardaani" and "Raghu Romeo".

With inputs from IANS