After Rhea Chakraborty's interview on national television in connection with Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, many celebrities have been standing up for the actress. Recently, Taapsee Pannu, Swara Bhasker, Lakshmi Manchu and Vidya Balan slammed Rhea's media trials in Sushant's case. Now, Shibani Dandekar has penned a note on her Instagram page to seek justice for Rhea Chakraborty.
In her post, Shibani questioned the "torture" of Rhea and her family by the media after Sushant's death. She further wrote that she saw how Rhea's mother's health deteriorated post allegations levelled against the actress, and that Rhea's brother Showik Chakraborty was forced to grow up.
Shibani Dandekar Says She Has Known Rhea Chakraborty For A Long Time
Shibani, who has known Rhea since her days as a video jockey, wrote, "I've known Rhea Chakraborty since she was 16 years old! Vibrant, strong and vivacious..such a bright spark..so full of life! I've witnessed such a stark contrast to this side of her personality over the last few months as her and her family (some of the kindest warmest best people you will ever meet) have experienced the most unimaginable trauma!"
Shibani Dandekar Slams The Media For Vilifying And Torturing Rhea And Her Family
She continued, "We have watched the media behave like complete vultures on a witch-hunt, vilifying and torturing an innocent family to breaking point! Her basic human rights taken away as the media play judge, jury and executioner! We have seen the death of journalism and a frightening side of humanity! What was her crime? She loved a boy, looked after him through his darkest days, put her life on hold to be there for him and when he took his own life, she was crucified. What have we become?"
Shibani Dandekar On How Media Trials Have Affected Rhea's Family
Shibani wrote in her post, "I've seen first hand what this has done to her mother's health, how it has affected her father who gave his life to serve this country for 20 years, how quickly her brother has had to grow up and how strong he has had to be."
'I Am Sorry That So Many People Let You Down,' Says Shibani Dandekar
"My Rhea, you are a pillar of strength, so resilient. I have so much love and respect for you, for the human being you are and for fighting this till the end knowing that you have the truth on your side..I'm sorry you had to go through this..I'm sorry that we weren't better. I'm sorry that so many people let you down, doubted you, weren't there for you when you needed them the most. I'm sorry that the best thing you ever did in your life (looking after Sushant) led you to the worst experience of your life..I'm so sorry..I'm with you always #JusticeForRhea," Shibani concluded her note.
Anusha Dandekar Also Speaks In Favour Of Her 'Baby Sister' Rhea Chakraborty
Shibani Dandekar's younger sister Anusha Dandekar also defended Rhea and wrote, "I'm crying, my heart hurts to know what they are doing to our little rabbit... She is our baby sister forever ❤️❤️❤️ #justiceforrhea."