Bollywood News – Vidhu Vinod Chopra ‘publicly bullied and drove me close to suicide,’ claims writer Chetan Bhagat

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In the wake of Sushant Singh Rajput’s tragic suicide merely at the age of 34, other have steadily come forward to share their scary and close encounters with the thought of taking their own lives. The latest to make his erstwhile suicidal tendencies publicly known is popular Indian author Chetan Bhagat, who has come forth and alleged that filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra had “publicly bullied and drove me close to suicide”. The allegations come after VVC’s wife and noted film critic, Anupama Chopra had passed a jibe at a tweet by Bhagat, where he had warned, what he believes to be snobbish and elitist critics to not “act oversmart” or “write rubbish” as they “have ruined enough lives” and are now being watched. Also Read – International Day of Families 2020: Ajay Devgn-Mohnish Bahl, Prem Chopra-Ranbir Kapoor — we bet you didn’t know these Bollywood celebs are related to each other

Takign to his official Twitter handle, Chetan Bhagat wrote: “Sushant’s last film releases this week. I want to tell the snob and elitist critics right now, write sensibly. Don’t act oversmart. Don’t write rubbish. Be fair and sensible. Don’t try your dirty tricks. You have ruined enough lives. Now stop. We’ll be watching.” Also Read – Vidhu Vinod Chopra on Shikara’s backlash: Those criticising the film are donkeys

Responding to his tweet, Anupama Chopra wrote: “Each time you think the discourse can’t get lower, it does!” Also Read – Shikara box office collection day 2: Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s film witnesses a good jump

Replying back, Chetan reminded Anupama of the 2009 incident, when 3 idiots was the biggest hit and most loved Indian film of the year, and had swept all the awards, but Bhagat had claimed that Vidhu Vinod Chopra had denied him his due credit as a writer on whose book, 5 Point Someone, the film was based. Claiming to be “publicly bullied and driven close to suicide by VVC,” Chetan tweeted: “Ma’am, when your husband publicly bullied me, shamelessly collected all the best story awards, tried denying me credit for my story and drove me close to suicide, and you just watched, where was your discourse?”

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