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Vijay Deverakonda Faces Flak For His ‘Sexist’ Caption Under ‘Liger’ Song Teaser

There is always a beautiful Drama Queen who will stand between a mother and son, Vijay wrote in response to a clip from his upcoming movie Liger, which also stars Ananya Panday.

Many could be seen bringing up Vijay's portrayal and promotion of Arjun Reddy. (Photo Credit: Twitter/Karan Johar)
Many could be seen bringing up Vijay’s portrayal and promotion of Arjun Reddy. (Photo Credit: Twitter/Karan Johar)

New Delhi: Vijay Deverakonda is drawing flak for an Instagram caption that many people have labelled “sexist.” There is always a beautiful Drama Queen who will stand between a mother and son, Vijay wrote in response to a clip from his upcoming movie Liger, which also stars Ananya Panday.

The post was meant to promote the song “Aafat,” which appears in the movie, but social media users didn’t take kindly to it. It was posted on Twitter by a user who commented, “Y’all are permitting such captions in 2022???? ”

Many people brought up Vijay’s promotion of and portrayal of the character Arjun Reddy, who has received harsh criticism for his misogyny and violent tendencies. Although some defended Vijay by claiming that the current caption for Arafat is related to the storyline of the film and does not reflect his personal views. The song was also posted by Tanishk Bagchi with the same caption.

In a recent season 7 episode of Koffee With Karan, Ananya Panday and Vijay Deverakonda made for an intriguing segment. Ananya has experienced online trolling before, but fortunately, a conversation she had with Karan Johar is currently trending for all the right reasons.

Twitter users praised her response as being pleasantly “mature” when Karan asked her if she was “one of the girls” who loved Arjun Reddy, a role played by Vijay Deverakonda in the titular movie who was later remade as Kabir Singh in Hindi.

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