5 times Siddharth was called out for his controversial statements
Siddharth, who mainly works in Telugu and Tamil films, often makes controversial statements in his interviews and especially on Twitter. The actor, who also starred in Aamir Khan’s Rang De Basanti, is currently facing criticism. It all happened after he addressed badminton player Saina Nehwal as the ‘subtle champion of the world’.
Siddharth was called out on Twitter for the same. However, this is not the first time he has found himself in trouble. In the past, Siddharth has been criticized for his controversial statements.
OUTRAGE OF SIDDHARTH’S DECLARATION ON SAINA NEHWAL
Siddharth is currently facing anger for his controversial remark about champion badminton ace Saina Nehwal. For those unaware, it all happened after Saina opened up about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s security breach. After voicing his thoughts, Siddharth took to his Twitter handle and wrote, “Subtle dick world champion… thank goodness we have India protectors. Shame on you #Rihanna (sic).”
In response to Siddharth’s controversial tweet, the National Commission for Women (NCW) wrote to Maharashtra DGP to investigate and register an FIR in the matter. NCW also urged Twitter India to block the actor’s account.
COMMENT BY THE HINDIAN JUNTA
Siddharth courted controversy when he tweeted that Hindi audiences call him the Swara Bhaskar of the South. “Hindi speaking junta calls me South Ka @ReallySwara. Just to clarify…I’d be happy to be Swara from anywhere and anytime. She’s awesome and cute,” her tweet read.
However, this was not well received by a certain portion of Twitter users. The actor has been criticized on social media for trying to create communal hatred.
SIDDHARTH’S STATEMENT ON PM MODI’S SECURITY BREACH
On January 6, Siddharth was called in for questioning Prime Minister Modi’s security breach. In his tweet, the actor wondered if Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his convoy were actually in the car.
He tweeted: “How do we know it was actually the Prime Minister and his convoy in Punjab? It could also be Khalistanis or foreign elements or paid actors…I I’ve seen the same actors in need at other events. Needs to be investigated. How can we be sure? #IndiaNeedsToKnow (sic).”
COMPARISON OF TEJASVI SURYA AND AJMAL KASAB
In May 2021, Siddharth was heavily criticized on Twitter for comparing BJP MP Tejasvi Surya and terrorist Ajmal Kasab. In his tweet, Siddharth wrote, “@Tejasvi_Surya is far more dangerous and just ten years older than #AjmalKasab. Save this tweet. Sadly it will age well.” Ajmal Kasab was one of the terrorists behind the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai.
INDIRECT EXCAVATIONS AT SAMANTHA RUTH PRABHU
After Samantha Ruth Prabhu announced her divorce from Naga Chaitanya, Siddharth apparently took an indirect dig at The Family Man 2 actress. When he shared his statement on Twitter, it was seen as a cryptic message against Samantha. . Following this, Siddharth was criticized for his statement which read: “One of the first lessons I learned from a teacher at school. ‘Cheaters never prosper.’ What is your?”
Siddharth has now released clarification on Saina Nehwal’s comment.
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