Vivek Oberoi shared a meme on the exit poll mocking Aishwarya, Salman and Abhishek Bachchan. Actress Sonam reacted saying disgusting, Vivek replied Sonam should stop overacting in film and on twitter.
Mumbai: While all of us are waiting for the Lok Sabha 2019 election results, various political memes have surfaced, and one among them which featured Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan along with Vivek himself was shared by the actor which earned him a backlash from various people from the industry as well as outside the industry. Sonam Kapoor was also one of the actors who hit out at Vivek. The actress took to twitter and responded to the meme by saying, ‘Disgusting and Classless.”
Disgusting and classless. https://t.co/GUB7K6dAY8— Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) May 20, 2019
Later, Vivek also replied to Sonam’s tweet. Vivek told Sushant Mehta from India Today, “It is not derogatory to talk about past affairs, I apologised to #SalmanKhan I don’t have a problem with that but I won’t apologise to for this @SonamKapoor should stop overacting in films and stop overacting on twitter.”
एक मीम के ऊपर चल रहे है विवाद में सोशल मीडिया पर अभिनेता @vivekoberoi की हो रही है आलोचना। इस मुद्दे पर इन्होंने की आजतक के @Sushant_IToday से ख़ास बात। #ATVideo— आज तक (@aajtak) May 20, 2019
अन्य वीडियो: https://t.co/0lHmKyYioS pic.twitter.com/fav0ymLvmx
The actor in an interview with ANI, mocked Sonam saying some people do it too cool on twitter. He revealed having read Sonam’s reaction to his tweet and then ask the actress what she has done for empowering women. He then went on listing all the things he has done for empowering women in the society for past 10 years. The actor said that he has been working on women empowerment for the past 10 years when Sonam was working on her makeover. He then gave her a piece of advice saying “Aap filmon mein thoda kam overact kare aur social media pe kam over react kare.” (to stop overacting in films and to stop overreacting on social media). Have a look at the video.
Vivek Oberoi speaks on Sonam Kapoor's reaction to his tweet (on exit polls), "...Aap apni filmon mein thoda kam overact karein aur social media pe thoda kam overreact karein. I've been working in women empowerment for 10 yrs now. I don't think this is hurting anyone's sentiments" pic.twitter.com/pOWAwO29N6— ANI (@ANI) May 20, 2019
Interestingly Vivek is all set to play the role of PM Modi’s character in his biopic which is all set to release on May 24.
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Last Updated May 21, 2019, 11:55 AM IST