A new controversy broke between the two renowned filmmakers Kiran Rao and Sandeep Reddy Vanga. The filmmaker and ex-wife of Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao vs Sandeep Reddy Vanga are targeting each other and commenting on each other films and work.
As everyone knows Sandeep Reddy Vanga has directed movies like Kabir Singh and Animal and both films were a big hit, despite that the movies faced criticism and received mixed reviews from the audience. In this, the filmmaker, Kiran Rao commented on such kinds of films which was not liked by Vanga and he replied to her which has now turned into a controversy.
In a recent interview, Kiran Rao cleared everything from her side. Kiran made some lengthy statements where she said that she never took Sandeep’s name or his movies. She even said that if Mr. Vanga has something to say to Aamir Khan then he should directly talk to him.
Sandeep Reddy Vanga vs Kiran Rao controversy
Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s movie Animal has been in controversy ever since its teaser was released. Despite the movie Animal being a big hit, till now the movie has been criticized by people. Some people loved the movie while some tagged it as misogyny and called it a disrespect to the women. However, some renowned faces also added to this.
A few months ago in November 2023, Amir Khan’s second ex-wife and film producer, Kiran Rao talked in an interview about stalking being glorified in Bollywood movies, Rao took in context movies like Baahubali and Kabir Singh. A few days ago, after reading Kiran Rao’s comments, Sandeep Reddy replied to her without mentioning her name.
Sandeep said that an assistant director showed him the article from a superstar’s second ex-wife where she said that Baahubali and Kabir Singh promote misogyny and stalking. He said that she doesn’t understand the difference between stalking and approaching. Sandeep aimed at Amir’s movie Dil and said that she should first go and ask Aamir Khan about the song, Khambe Jaise Khadi hai, and then come back to him where he almost rapped the woman and then fell in love with her.
What has Kiran Rao replied to Sandeep Reddy Vanga
In a recent interview with Qunit, Kiran Rao whose Laapata Ladies is soon to be released replied to Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s comments on her and Amir Khan. Kiran Rao said that she hadn’t commented on Mr. Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s films because she hadn’t seen them, she spoke on misogyny and the representation of women on screen on various platforms at various times. She added that she had never taken the name of any film and it is not about a specific film.
Kiran said that it is really about the issues and she will continue to speak on these issues. Rao added that why Mr. Vanga had assumed that she was talking about his films because she hadn’t seen his films, not because she had taken the name of any of his movies. Citing Aamir Khan, Kiran said that he apologized for Khambe Jaise Khadi Hai and he is one of the few people who specifically apologized for the song.
Kiran Rao mentioned that there is an episode in Satyameva Jayate season 3 where Aamir has talked about this and stepped up and took responsibility as a creator and as a person. Kiran even said that if Mr. Reddy has something to say to Aamir, then he should tell him man-to-man as he is not responsible for Aamir’s work or Aamir Khan and now she wishes that Mr. Reddy would address his questions directly to Mr. Khan.