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Twitterati trolls Ram Gopal Varma after he jokes about testing positive for Coronavirus

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Ram Gopal Varma is known for his eccentricity. The filmmaker often grabs headlines for all the wrong reasons and it was no different when he tried to pull off April Fools’ prank yesterday. Varma shared on social media that he has tested positive for Coronavirus. Later he revealed that he was just joking and was trying to make light of the grim situation.

His insensitive joke didn’t go down well with the Twitterati and soon the filmmaker was bashed by the netizens.

Yesterday, Varma took to his Twitter and wrote, “My doctor just told me that I tested positive with Corona.” Later he wrote, “Sorry to disappoint, but now he tells me it’s an April Fool joke it’s his fault and not mine.” Soon the netizens started bashing him for his ‘insensitive’ and ‘sick’ joke.

One of the users wrote, “You’re sick if you’re joking. Your virus is called a mentally unstable virus.” Whereas another user trolled the filmmaker saying, “Just watch RGV ki Aag…sab virus marr jayenge sir (sic)”.

You can check out netizen’s reaction on Varma’s tweet below:

After receiving flak for his joke, the ‘Rangeela’ director apologised for making fun of the situation. “Anyway I am just trying to make light of a grim situation but the joke is on me and if I dint offend anyone I sincerely apologise to them,” he wrote in his post.

The outbreak of Coronavirus has taken the entire world by storm. So far in India, 1965 positive cases of Covid-19 cases have been registered whereas around 50 deaths have been reported.

Also Read: Ram Gopal Varma says he tested positive for Covid-19; Later issues apology

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