Actor Pooja Hegde has issued a press release after her touch upon the South movie trade acquired some backlash on social media. Pooja, in a latest interview, had talked about how ‘South has an obsession with navels and midriffs’.
After a clip from her interview went viral, some started calling Pooja an ungrateful actor. “South have obsession with navels and mid attire #PoojaHegde disgusting1st Taapsee and now pooja degrading South movies #AlaVaikunthapurramuloo,” learn a touch upon Twitter. Pooja, due to this fact, determined to subject a clarification.
“Issues I mentioned in a latest interview are being misinterpreted. The issues I mentioned might be twisted however the love I’ve for Tollywood can’t be. Telugu movie trade has all the time been very important for me. That is even recognized to my followers who love my films. I all the time say I’ll by no means give in to misunderstandings however I’ll nonetheless reinstate, I’ll without end be indebted to the Telugu movie trade,” she wrote, as per a Mid-Day report.
Pooja made her remark throughout an interview with Movie Companion’s Anupama Chopra. She was speaking about her movie Ala Vaikuntapuramlo, through which her co-star Allu Arjun stares at her legs. Pooja mentioned that she would a lot slightly that males stared at her legs than her navel or waist.
“I spoke about this in my press issues. I mentioned that South has an obsession with navels and midriffs. I mentioned I might slightly have a man have a look at my legs than my midriff. Someone requested me ‘Is it vulgar?’ I mentioned I believe legs are sizzling however objectifying the legs, possibly not. Which is what we added in a few scene however lots of people possibly didn’t discover that,” she mentioned within the interview.
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The movie, which grossed over Rs 200 crore throughout its theatrical launch, additionally featured Nivetha Pethura and Tabu was additionally seen in pivotal position. This look marked Tabu’s return to Telugu filmdom after twenty years, and he or she performed Allu Arjun’s mom within the movie.
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