Kangana Ranaut, Randeep Hooda and Alia Bhatt./ Image: Instagram
Kangana Ranaut has been taking potshots at Alia Bhatt for a while now and it's not just her but even boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor has not been spared by the Queen actress’ harsh remarks. Recently, Kangana called Alia’s performance in Gully Boy mediocre.
When an interviewer compared Alia's performance in Gully Boy to Kangana's Manikarnika to which the actress replied, "I am embarrassed...What is there to beat in Gully Boy Performance ...same snappy muh phat girl... Bollywood’s idea of a fiery girl, woman empowerment and good acting, spare me this embarrassment, please. Media has taken filmy kids love too far...stop pampering mediocre work or else bar will never be raised."
Now, her Highway co-star Randeep Hooda has extended his support to Alia. In a cryptic tweet, the actor said he is glad that the 26-year-old actress is "not letting the opinions of very occasional actors and chronic victims affect you and your work".
Read Randeep Hooda's tweet here:
Dearest @aliaa08 I’m so glad you are not letting the opinions of very occasional actors and chronic victims affect you and your work .. kudos to you for your continued efforts to outdo yourself 🤗— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) April 16, 2019
Here's how Alia Bhatt acknowledged Randeep Hooda's tweet:
Randy 🤗🤗🤗🤗 https://t.co/16O3RJPRLq— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) April 16, 2019
Within an hour of posting the tweet, Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel lashed out at Randeep Hooda for extending support to Alia. In her tweets, Rangoli accused Randeep Hooda of being Karan Johar's favourite and tagged him as a "failure".
Here's how Rangoli Chandel reacted:
Alia baby ko bachane ko nepotism gang ki khud ki himmat nahin toh tujhko aage kiya, I know during film Ungli what u did, kitna harass kiya tune Kangana ko aur kitna bada chatukar hai tu Karan Johar ka....(contd) @RandeepHooda— Rangoli Chandel (@Rangoli_A) April 16, 2019
(Contd).....magar phir bhi tera kuch nahin hua, at least people like Alia are successful because of chamchagiri, bhai tu to permanent failure hai 🙏 @RandeepHooda— Rangoli Chandel (@Rangoli_A) April 16, 2019
Recently, Rangoli called Alia and her mother Soni Razdhan 'non-Indians' and said, ''These non Indians who are living off this land, using and abusing its people and its resources, lying about intolerance and spreading hatred, time to think about their agenda and not to get carried away with their provocations.''