Batman and legends don’t need your help

In The Dark Knight, there’s a scene when a fanboy impersonates batman and tries to fight off thugs, to no avail obviously, and is subdued by the goons before batman comes in and saves him. When batman tells him not to repeat this again, the desperate fanboy whimpers, “we’re trying to help you…” to which a nonchalant batman says, “I don’t need help…”

This pretty much sums the whole Tanmay Bhatt snapchat video saga that’s been hovering on for a couple of weeks now.

The legends in this case – Sachin Tendulkar and Lata Mangeshkar – aren’t really bothered about what some insignificant guy says about them on a snapchat video. They don’t need your help. What needs help is free speech and, sadly, Tanmay Bhatt.

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