Sandeep Reddy Vanga hits back at Adil Hussain over ‘Kabir Singh’ remark: Replacing your face with AI

Apr18,2024


Adil Hussain, Sandeep Reddy Vanga

Adil Hussain, Sandeep Reddy Vanga

Director Sandeep Reddy Vanga reacts to Adil Hussain's confession that he regrets acting Kabir Singh (2019).

Recently in a podcast on YouTube, Adil Hussain revealed that he has signed Kabir Singh Without reading the script or seeing the original. Hussain played the role of a medical college dean in it Kabir Singh,

Hindi remake of Vanga's own Telugu cult hit Arjun Reddy (2017), Kabir Singh Shahid Kapoor played the role of an alcoholic surgeon with anger problems. Despite being criticized as violent and misogynistic, the film was a blockbuster. Critics believed that the film promoted toxic masculinity by normalizing the abuse of women in romantic relationships.

Hussain was quoted in the podcast as saying, “This is the only film in my life that I did without reading the script, without watching the Telugu film on which it was based.” He said he went to watch the film in Delhi and left after 20 minutes because he found its content misogynistic.

“I went to watch Kabir Singh in Delhi and after 20 minutes, I walked out. Hussain said, the only film I ever regret doing is Kabir Singh because I feel it is misogynistic and makes me feel small as a human being.

He was also asked about the success of Vanga's recent film Animal And if it will set a trend. “I really hope not,” Hussain expressed.

Responding to the viral video, Sandeep wrote on I regret casting you, even knowing that your greed is greater than your passion. Now I will save you from shame by changing your face with the help of AI

Now smile properly.”

Commercially successful director Vanga, who is often known to hate criticism, had earlier feuded with Javed Akhtar when the latter criticized his film. AnimalA violent revenge saga starring Ranbir Kapoor.

Through a statement, the filmmaker had defended the scene where Kapoor's character asks Trupti Dimri to lick his shoes. “If writers of your (Akhtar's) stature cannot understand the betrayal of a lover (between Zoya and Rannvijay), then all your art is a big lie… Let love be free from gender politics…” statement from the team Animal Had read.

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