Vivek Oberoi lashes out at Bollywood for not supporting ‘PM Narendra Modi’
Sometimes, Bollywood films get dragged into controversies one way or the other. Vivek Oberoi‘s ‘PM Narendra Modi’ has been facing lots of issues ever since the first poster came out. Yesterday (April 10), Election Commission of India has suspended the film’s release till the elections get over. Now, Vivek Oberoi has blasted the Hindi film industry for not supporting his project. The biopic on PM Modi was supposed to release today.
Vivek Oberoi, in an interview with Zoom TV said, “I feel we are not a united industry. I feel when a ‘Padmaavat’ gets stuck and a legend like Sanjay Bhansali is mistreated and misbehaved with, we should all unite together. I feel if ‘My Name Is Khan‘ gets stuck, we should come together to make sure it doesn’t get stuck. It’s easy to post selfies with Prime Minister and stuff like that. As an industry, we need to stand together.”
He further vented his frustration and added, “Around 600 artistes right now are saying that BJP shouldn’t come back, let’s all get together. I respect that, they have all rights to do that. But I also expect from these people, people like Anurag Kashyap, who, during the ‘Udta Punjab’s release, which was during the Punjab elections, was fighting for his right to release it and got it released. And I am happy, that is the sign of democracy. But, all these people who are otherwise so vocal on everything, nobody came out in support of our film. This is happening to our film and they are trying to ban our film. Not one word, not one tweet. That, to me, is not fair. That is not being honest to their own principle. That is a double standard.”
Hopefully, the film fraternity answers Vivek Oberoi’s tough questions. Stay tuned to Bollywood Bubble for all the latest news and updates.