Amid protests on social media and a day after women took to the streets of Visakhapatnam against Ram Gopal Varma over his upcoming short film 'God, Sex and Truth', featuring pornstar Mia Malkova, the filmmaker has posted a video on his Instagram page where he can be seen fake punching a few imaginary protesters.
RGV has captioned the bizarre video as, "Me beating the shit out of imaginary protestors of @mia_malkova ‘s #GodSexTruth". In 14 hours, the video has received 101,344 views.
Recently, Varma shared the trailer of 'God, Sex and Truth'. Soon the trailer went viral on social media, but the women protestors took objection to the explicit content of the trailer.
On Saturday, the protesters, including members from the All India Democratic Women Association (AIDWA) and other women associations, said the director had used abusive words against women in one of the Telugu TV news channel interviews on Friday.
Earlier, BJP Mahila Morcha filed a complaint against the film and called for a ban on it.
“What is the message that Varma will be giving to the youth in India with such a dirty film?” asked K Nagalakshmi, the BJP women wing leader, reported The Tribune.
RGV, as the filmmaker is known in Bollywood circles, says that “God, Sex and Truth” is about telling the “truth behind sex as intended by God.”
“It has explicit nude imagery which will showcase each and every part of Mia Malkova’s beautiful naked body in a never before seen magnificence,” RGV had said in a statement.
“She also speaks graphically and hard sexual words, because the whole point of this endeavour is to enhance and elevate whatever people conventionally look down upon,” RGV added.
The film will release online on January 26.
(With agency inputs)
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