After death threats, Vivek Oberoi gets 24-hour police protection

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Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi over the last two days or so has been under intense media scrutiny. Vivek was severely criticised for sharing a rather ‘crass’ meme on Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the context of Exit poll results. And later on, Vivek ended up deleting the tweet and apologised. Now, Vivek Oberoi has been given 24-hour protection by Mumbai Police. The actor has been getting death threats.

According to news agency PTI, Vivek Oberoi has been provided protection, a police official said Wednesday evening. There were intelligence inputs about threat to the Bollywood actor, the official said. Oberoi was provided with two personal security officers Wednesday, he said. A police vehicle has also been parked outside his residence, the official further added.

Vivek Oberoi was present at Sunny Super Sound on May 22 for the special screening of his film. Constable Bairagi in plain clothes, who in fact was inside Sunny Super Sound compound told SpotboyE, “Well, we don’t know how long we will be asked to give Mr Vivek Oberoi protection, but yes, we have been pressed into duty to ensure his safety.”

Vivek Oberoi’s much-publicised film ‘PM Narendra Modi’ is finally releasing tomorrow i.e. April 24. The film was supposed to release during the Lok Sabha polls, but its release was halted by the Election Commission of India. ‘PM Narendra Modi’ is based on the life Narendra Modi and his struggles.

‘PM Narendra Modi’ is being directed by Omung Kumar and with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led NDA winning a thumping mandate, Vivek would be love to cash in on it.

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