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After Joining Shiv Sena, Urmila Matondkar Says Kangana Ranaut has been Given 'Undue Importance'

After Joining Shiv Sena, Urmila Matondkar Says Kangana Ranaut has been Given 'Undue Importance'

In her first remarks after joining the Shiv Sena, Urmila Matondkar said "unnecessary importance" has been given to actor Kangana Ranaut.

Bollywood actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar, who unsuccessfully contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket, joined the Shiv Sena on Tuesday.

Immediately after joining the Uddhav Thackeray-led party, Matondkar took a swipe at actress Kangana Ranaut, saying "unnecessary importance" has been given to the latter. The war of words between the BJP and the ruling Sena had become sharper after Ranaut compared Mumbai with Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) following the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June this year.

Matondkar (46), who quit the Congress in September 2019, nearly five months after she was defeated by BJP's

first published:December 02, 2020, 08:02 IST