Varun Dhawan, who will turn 34 on April 24, shared a common fan-made birthday display photo. However, he deleted it immediately after many people pointed out that it was insensitive for him to share a photo for his birthday in the midst of the ongoing pandemic. The actor wrote that it was to make someone happy.
VARUN DHAWAN GETS A FLAK ONLINE FOR BEING SPIRITUAL
On Tuesday, April 20, Varun Dhawan shared a demonstration, fan-made photo for his birthday. The graphic featured Varun in his various screen avatars. It also had the message ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ written on it. Varun shared the picture with the caption, “Be safe.” However, he later deleted the tweet after receiving an online flap.
Several Twitter users highlighted the bizarre timing of the post, which came when social media timelines are overflowing with pleas for help securing oxygen cylinders, medicines, hospital beds and other necessities. One person wrote, “Oh Varun. I thought you were one of the sensible (sic) ones.”
WHAT DID YOU VARY DHAWAN?
After receiving a flap on social media, Varun Dhawan deleted his tweet. He also explained why he shared the display picture in the first place. He wrote, “Well it was to make someone happy who made the graphic and asked for it but I guess this medium shouldn’t be used for that right now.”
OTHER BOLLYWOOD CELEBRATIONS ALSO RECEIVE FLAK FOR FACILITY POSTING JOB
Earlier, Bollywood celebrities who have been sharing photos and videos of the extravagant holiday received a flap online. Internet users asked them to be sensitive to the suffering of people who lose their loved ones to the deadly virus. Actors like Shruti Haasan and writer Shobhaa De also criticized the celebrities for ‘flaunting’ their privilege.
WHAT’S ON THE FORWARD TO VARUN DHAWAN?
Varun Dhawan recently announced the wrapping up of his upcoming film Bhediya in Arunachal Pradesh. The film also features Kriti Sanon in a central role. Varun also has a Jeeyo Jugg Jug alongside Kiara Advani, Anil Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor. Apart from this, Varun will be seen sharing screen space with Janhvi Kapoor in the war drama Rannbhoomi, which is directed by Shashank Khaitan. The film is produced by Karan Johar.
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