Following the death of Sushant Singh Rajput
on June 14 many fans have taken up to themselves to fight nepotism on the internet. This has resulted in internet trolls attacking and bullying other celebrities from the Hindi film industry. In the latest row of comments, many netizens called actor Vivek Oberoi
the result of nepotism. One user took to Twitter and wrote, "Vivek Oberoi is a nepotism born."
Even before Vivek Oberoi could react to such allegations filmmaker Sanjay Gupta came to his rescue. Replying to the user's comments Gupta wrote, "What absolute nonsense. Do you have any idea what all he did to bag Ramu's COMPANY? His Dad had no role to play in it. And his performance... definitely one of the best debuts of all time."
The film in question is Vivek's debut act in Ram Gopal Varma
's 2002 gangster drama Company. Vivek's role in the film is still the favorite film that stars Vivek Oberoi. The actor also received the audience and critics acclaim for his debut performance. Soon after Gupta defended Vivek Oberoi, the actor also took to Twitter to thank him. Vivek wrote, "Thank you Gups for standing up for the truth. Many of us chose the harder path and believed in sheer talent and merit. It feels unfair when people make uninformed comments like this, one such comment can brush away years of struggle and perseverance."
Recently Vivek Oberoi took to Twitter to mourn the loss of the iconic dance choreographer Saroj Khan. Vivek Oberoi has also announced that he will be taking up the role of a producer in the upcoming future.