A Twitter user slammed Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty for calling RRR, a ‘gay love story’. See how he defended himself.
Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty has been receiving flak online after he slammed SS Rajamouli’s blockbuster, RRR on Twitter. The film starred Ram Charan, Jr NTR in the lead with Alia Bhatt playing a pivotal role. He called the film, a ‘gay love story’ and also tweeted that Alia was a ‘prop’ in the film. This didn’t go down well with netizens who trolled him on Twitter. Resul responded to one of the tweets and defended his stance.
WHAT DID RESUL POOKUTTY SAY ABOUT RRR?
On July 3, actor-writer Munish Bharadwaj took to Twitter and called RRR ‘garbage’. This is what his tweet read, “Saw 30 minutes of garbage called RRR last night (sic).” Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty responded to Munish’s tweet and wrote, “Gay love story (sic)”, “and @aliaa08 is a prop in that film (sic).”
This didn’t go down well with netizens who trolled Resul on Twitter. While he disabled the reply button on his tweets, netizens quoted him and slammed him on the platform. And minutes back, Resul defended himself. But first, take a look at Resul’s controversial tweets about RRR.
HOW DID RESUL DEFEND HIMSELF ABOUT HIS CONTROVERSIAL RRR TWEETS?
Resul Pookutty has been receiving online flak for his comments on RRR. While the reply option has been disabled now, a netizen tagged the sound designer and wrote, “@resulp you’ve lost respect today for demeaning #RRR (sic).” To this, he replied, “That’s what they called it in the west, I merely quoted it (sic).”
CONTROVERSIAL THEORIES ABOUT RRR
Soon after RRR released on Netflix, the Western audience claimed that the film is a gay romance. The audience also mentioned that they loved the chemistry shared between Ram Charan and Jr NTR’s characters in the film.
RRR is an action drama directed by SS Rajamouli and written by Vijayendra Prasad. Ram Charan and Jr NTR essayed the roles of Telugu freedom fighters, Alluri Seetharama Raju and Komaram Bheem, respectively. Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Ray Stevenson, Alison Doody and Olivia Morris were seen in important roles. The film performed exceptionally well at the box office globally.