Bollywood actor Govinda created a storm on social media after he made a revelation that director James Cameron’s mega-budget Hollywood movie “Avatar” was first offered to him but he turned down the offer.
While speaking in a talk show of a news channel, Govinda said that he was offered the flick but he refused to work in it as he was not comfortable shooting for 400 days and he was also not ready to paint his body blue for so many days. In fact, the actor also claimed that he suggested the title Avatar to James and also told him that his film will be a superhit. “Avatar” was the biggest blockbuster until its box-office records were broken by “Avengers: Endgame”.
The Indian social media users were not able to digest this revelation and they started trolling Govinda in the most epic way.
On being asked about this trolling by a news daily, Govinda says that he is a little hurt after people made such comments, adding that he can understand if someone says as to how Govinda can refuse a movie of James Cameron but it is wrong to say how Govinda can get that offer.
He also says that those who are not believing him are examples of prejudiced behaviour and the ones who have superiority complex. As per him, it is not that he is not worthy of getting such an offer; he was a superstar at that time.
He also told that there was a sardarji (sikh) from medical field who knew him well and he was also one of the financers of the movie. He met Govinda in London along with James Cameron where they narrated the story of the flick. The actor further stated that sardarji complained to Dev Sahab (Dev Anand) after he refused to do the film and Dev Sahab also talked to Govinda on this issue but he didn’t do the movie.
Govinda also says that people may not be able to believe him because of his image of a massy entertainer. However, he also clarified that he had no issue with being labelled as massy entertainer as it suits him.
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