When Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh toured the Taj Mahal hotel on Sunday morning to survey the damage caused by the horrific terrorist attack, he was accompanied by his son Ritesh Deshmukh and director Ram Gopal Varma.
This, after the hotel -- almost a symbol of India's pride -- had been converted to a bloody war zone. This, after so many innocents were butchered there. This, when the people of India and its financial capital are looking for leadership that rises beyond the petty.
We can't but help question whether the director was taking in the scene so that he could re-create it in some forthcoming film of his. And no one would be surprised if Riteish is cast in it.
What do YOU feel? Is it tantamount to trivialising the most daring and embarrassing terrorist attack on India? Is it an insult to the people of India and Maharashtra?