Actor and producer Nikhil Dwivedi feels that Bollywood stars posting footage of themselves holidaying within the Maldives amid the Covid-19 pandemic is tone-deaf. Many components of the nation, together with the capital, proceed to witness a spike in new circumstances which has triggered an unemployment disaster.
Responding to a tweet by journalist Barkha Dutt, Nikhil wrote on Twitter that it would seem that celebrities are heartless, however that’s not the case. They’re ‘simply plain silly’, he mentioned. “Completely. Then we r stunned on the suddenness of the backlash the film trade receives for unrelated causes. We r so self-absorbed &so oblivious to what’s round us tht we seem unempathatic. Let me additionally guarantee it’s not like they r heartless, none are.. simply plain silly,” he wrote.
Barkha had written, “With apology to #Maldives however I simply cant bear to see another sun-kissed, rippled water picture from there whereas our COVID numbers surge & jobs plummet. Its kind of the November model of Banana Bread & Celebrities can be be nicely suggested on the tone-deafness of it.”
A lot of Bollywood celebrities are at present within the Maldives, together with actors Sonakshi Sinha, Rakul Preet Singh, Tara Sutaria and Aadar Jain, and have been sharing glimpses of their seaside trip. A number of extra had taken off to the island nation in the previous few weeks for a fast getaway, together with actors Taapsee Pannu, Tiger Shroff, Disha Patani, Mouni Roy, Neha Dhupia, Angad Bedi and Kajal Aggarwal.
Nikhil examined constructive for Covid-19 final week and is beneath dwelling quarantine. He just lately introduced his subsequent manufacturing, a naagin trilogy starring Shraddha Kapoor.
In an interview with Hindustan Instances, he mentioned that the idea of an ichchadhari naagin isn’t all that outlandish. “I maintain giving the instance of Spider Man, which is a couple of college-going boy who will get bitten by a spider and jumps from one constructing to a different. We’re equally prepared for an ichchadhari naagin. It is determined by the way you need it to return on display screen. Ultimately, it’s a fantasy. If a Spider Man or a Superman can exist, so can a shape-shifting snake. Twilight is likely one of the most profitable movies; it’s plausible as a result of we all know it’s a fantasy,” he mentioned, including that their movies can be ‘very modern’ and completely different from what has been made earlier than.
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