The recent encounter between Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal and Salman Khan’s security at the recent IIFA Awards in Abu Dhabi has sparked widespread outrage. Fans have chosen sides, and various memes about the incident have circulated widely on the internet. Vicky Kaushal himself reacted to widely leaked footage from the IIFA press conference.
Details Of The Controversy
When superstar Salman Khan, followed by his entourage, approaches, Vicky Kaushal attempts to shake hands with Salman but is quickly stopped by the actor’s security crew, citing safety concerns. The video has received much attention, and fans’ reactions have been mixed. While some criticized Salman’s bodyguards’ actions, others admired their self-assurance, saying, “What a cool swag!”
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However, Vicky Kaushal and Salman Khan had another interaction at the same event, this time being a pleasant one. While Vicky was conversing with other people, Salman approached and stood by him. As Vicky turned around, the two actors exchanged a heartfelt hug.
Vicky Kaushal Responds To Controversy
Vicky Kaushal addressed the viral footage during a media interaction on the sidelines of IIFA Rocks, saying,
“Sometimes things aren’t how they seem in a video, Kayi baar bahut baatein badh jaati hain. (Sometimes things are blown out of proportion). There is this unnecessary chatter about things. And things aren’t how they seem in a video. There’s no point in talking about that.”
#WATCH | Abu Dhabi, UAE: There is unnecessary chatter about many things. Things are not actually as they seem sometimes in the video. There is no point in talking about that: Actor Vicky Kaushal reacts to viral video showing him being pushed aside by Actor Salman Khan’s… pic.twitter.com/xfXOYNGujZ
— ANI (@ANI) May 26, 2023
Current Projects Of The Two Actors
Vicky Kaushal is ready to release his new movie, “Zara Hatke Zara Bachke.” In this film, he co-stars alongside Sara Ali Khan and is set to hit theatres on June 2. Furthermore, Vicky also has the film “Sam Bahadur” in the works. It tells the story of Sam Manekshaw, India’s first Field Marshal and war hero. Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Sheikh also play essential roles in the film. The film will be released in theatres on December 1.
In addition, Salman Khan will star in “Tiger 3,” which is part of the YRF Spy Universe. Katrina Kaif plays Zoya along with him, and Emraan Hashmi plays the antagonist. Moreover, Shah Rukh Khan is said to make a cameo appearance in the film. According to ANI, Revathi, Ranvir Shorey, Vishal Jethwa, Riddhi Dogra, and Varinder Singh Ghuman will play supporting parts.