Mumbai: Vivek Oberoi, who has courted controversy recently has now received death threats. Oberoi was provided with two security officials on Wednesday, with a police vehicle parked outside his residence, confirmed police officials.

Vivek Oberoi is set to release his film on PM Modi’s biopic. The actor has grabbed headlines ever since the announcement of the movie was made. However, Vivek has found himself in the number of controversies. In the most recent of events, Oberoi courted controversy when he tweeted a meme related to Salman, Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan.

The actor received a lot of backlash from people of the film industry which included actors like Sonam Kapoor, Kriti Kharbanda, Esha Gupta, Anupam Kher, Madhur Bhandarkar, Urmila Matondkar who slammed him for his lack of sensitivity. He however retorted by slamming Sonam Kapoor and told her not to “overact in films and not to overreact on social media.” Vivek also received a legal notice from Maharastra State Commission of Women. The actor later apologised.

Well, even before these controversies, the actor had to face a lot of obstacles for his next movie’s release PM Modi, which was scheduled to be out on May 5. The Election Commission asked the makers of the film to produce the movie after the results are announced, which forced the filmmakers to postpone the release to May 24.


Vivek was also caught up in another controversy recently. Being active on social media, he was bound to run into a clash. He clashed with veteran actor Kamal Haasan and also criticized the chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee.