Actress Shabana Azmi posted a picture on Twitter, which shows her sharing the frame with her husband Javed Akhtar and Kanhaiya Kumar, student leader from Jawaharlal Nehru University, whom she called "hope" in the caption. "Hope arrives in the form of #Kanhaiya Kumar [sic]," she tweeted.

Within a few hours, Shabana was trolled on social media for the picture with Kanhaiya.

Here are a few tweets:


A few talked positively about the image, many have questioned her for calling him "hope".

Recently, Javed Akhtar was honoured with the 'Person of the Year' award by the Indian Music Industry for the tremendous work he has done for the music industry.