The love-hate relationship between film stars and media is no big deal. The two are inseparable and are known to use each other to their advantage. But whenever one crosses the line, the other reacts by boycotting it and sometimes by attacking it.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls - the biggest carnival of democracy in the world – while the BJP, riding on the back of the Narendra Modi wave, emerged as a clear winner and the ruling Congress was thrown out of power, it was Arvind Kejriwal’s one-year-old Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which was the biggest loser of all.
While the stage is set for a high-voltage electoral battle for power in Madhya Pradesh, the ruling BJP and the main opposition Congress have stepped up attack on each other - the former boasting of providing good governance, while the latter accusing it of indulging in corruption and scandals.