Bollywood actor and Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan’s anti-Marathi remarks at the music launch of Drona fueled clash between Maharashtra Navnirman Sen (MNS) head Raj Thackeray and Bachchan’s. Raj Thackeray threatened to ban all Bachchan family (Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan ) films in Maharashtra asked Jaya Bachan for a public apology.
Raj Thackeray said he is taking back his agitation against the Bachchan family, since Jaya Bachchan apologised for her remark about speaking in Hindi.
In an interview to Mumbai Mirror Amitabh Bachchan wife Jaya Bachchan said,
I am very sorry if I have hurt the sentiments of Marathi speaking people in Mumbai and Maharashtra