Apart from becoming popular as an Indian film director, Ram Gopal Varma often makes headlines for all the wrong reasons.
RGV is once again in the spotlight for comparing Malayalam megastar Mammootty and his son Dulquer Salmaan, who is basking in the success of his latest films "100 Days of Love" and "Ok Kanmani".
RGV claimed that Mammootty has to learn acting from his son and Malayali fans of the superstar have attacked the director on social media with viral memes.
Check out the Other Recent Controversies of Ram Gopal Varma below:
- Sr NTR is Big Super Zero Compared to 'Temper' Star Jr NTR
After watching Junior NTR starrer "Temper", Varma compared him with Senior NTR provoking the fans of the legend actor.
After seeing Temper I truly felt NTR himself should come back and learn lots of things from junior NTR
Junior NTR's Temper is about temperature raising of Senior NTR ...and that in a very very good way
After seeing Temper I believe that if Junior NTR was born before Senior NTR he would have become a far bigger star than senior NTR
Meanwhile, after NTR fans criticised the director for his controversial statements, he added that he compared them both as he love Senior NTR a lot.
Fr al who hv prblm wth tweets on NTR..a father will b proud of his sons achievement nd a grand father wil be even more proud of his grandson
- Shankar Bigger than Rajinikanth and Jayalalithaa
In another series of controversial tweets, Varma claimed that "I" director Shankar is much bigger than Rajinikanth and Jayalalithaa. He also praised Shankar a lot.
After seeing 'I' trailer purely as a general common outsider, I feel Shanker is bigger than Jayalalitha and Rajnikanth in Tamil Nadu
I was a super huge fan of Rajnikant but now I shifted my loyalty to Shanker.
- Praises Vikram's 'I', Ignores Ajith's 'Yennai Arindhaal'
After praising Shankar and his film "I", Varma took digs at Ajith's "Yennai Arindhaal" by saying that only dumb people will release their films ahead of revenge drama.
Just saw "I" trailer 2 nd am sure Sankrantri is going to be shanker raatri...only dumb people will release their films in front of it."
- K Balachander Death Hoax
Varma stirred an online row after posting a death hoax tweet on director Balachander. Following this, Varma removed the tweet and apologised for posting such rumours.
Feeling sad for the passing away of K. Balachander the only true maverick director of Indian cinema.
- Compares Junior NTR's 'Temper' to Mahesh Babu's 'Pokiri', 'Businessman'
RGV has often stirred controversy by comparing two big stars and he was also slammed by many after he compared Junior NTR's "Temper" to Mahesh Babu's "Pokiri" and "Businessman".
Compared to Tarak's Temper" "Pokiri" and "Businessman" seem like flops.
- Legal Notice by Boney Kapoor
RGV's erotic film "Savitri", the name of which was later changed to "Sridevi", about the story of a young boy's crush on an older woman irked Bollywod actress Sridevi and her husband Boney Kapoor. Following this, Kapoor sent a legal notice to the director for using his wife's name.
Apart from this, the film's posters featuring a young boy staring at the bare mid-riff of a sari-clad woman had also irked several women's organisations.
- Ganapathy Controversy
Not only celebs, RGV has even tweeted insensitive comments about Lord Ganesha during Ganesh Chathurthi hurting the religious sentiments of many.
The guy who couldn't save his own head from being cut, how he will save others heads is my question? But Happy Ganpathi day to morons!