Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, whose tweets usually land him in hassle, has courted a contemporary controversy. A case has been filed towards him for a controversial tweet with a ‘Mahabharata‘ reference on Droupadi Murmu, the presidential candidate of the BJP.
“If DRAUPADI is the PRESIDENT who’re the PANDAVAS? And extra importantly, who’re the KAURAVAS?” learn his tweet.
Telangana BJP chief Gudur Narayana Reddy filed a grievance towards Mr Varma for the tweet, accusing him of disrespecting the SC/ST neighborhood. “The police have promised us that they are going to take stern motion towards him, aafter which, I don’t assume he’ll once more tweet or make such a nasty assertion towards anybody,” he added.
The filmmaker quickly after issued a clarification: “Draupadi in Mahabharata is my faviourate character however Because the title is such a rarity I simply remembered the related characters and therefore my expression. By no means supposed to harm sentiments of anybody”.
This was mentioned simply in an earnest irony and never supposed in some other manner ..Draupadi in Mahabharata is my faviourate character however Because the title is such a rarity I simply remembered the related characters and therefore my expression. By no means supposed to harm sentiments of anybody https://t.co/q9EZ5TcIIV
— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) June 24, 2022
One other BJP MLA from Telangana criticised Ram Gopal Varma , saying that the director posts such tweets in a “drunken state”. “Varma all the time tries to be within the information by making such controversial feedback,” he added.
Varma just lately jumped right into a row involving Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn’s and Kannada actor Sudeep Sanjeev over Hindi being the nationwide language. In a tweet, he accused Bollywood actors of being “insecure and jealous” of the success of their southern counterparts.