Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, November 20
Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s fans are irked by the new advertisement featuring actor Ranveer Singh.
Calling it ‘derogatory’, the advertisement, which is for a fried snack brand, shows Ranveer dealing with nosy elders by spewing complex physics terms in gibberish sentences.
Sushant’s fans felt, that they were “mocking” their idol.
The clip shows Ranveer meeting inquisitive elders at a gathering, who question him, “Beta, aage ka kya plan hai (what is your plan for the future)?”
Sick of these questions, Ranveer comes up with a plan to an end to the questions.
“Paradoxical photons of atrangi algorithm ko E = mc2 mein laga kar interstellar Mitra Mandal conference ke aliens ki feelings match karne ka plan hai,” he replies, leaving them in stunned silence.
Uploaded on November 13, the brand disabled the comments and “like-dislike” button on YouTube following the massive backlash on the microblogging website.
Responding to the Twitter outrage, in a statement by DNA, Bingo’s owner brand ITC Foods spokesperson said: “A completely false, erroneous and mischievous message is being posted/circulated alleging that an advertisement of Bingo! is making fun of a late Bollywood celebrity. Such kind of erroneous messages are knowingly spreading falsehoods. We request you to not fall prey to such mischievous posts. The recent Bingo! The sdvertisement was shot more than a year ago in October 2019. It is being aired this year because of delay in the launch of Bingo! Mad Angles Cheese Nachos and Bingo! Mad Angles Pizza due to the Covid-19 pandemic.”
what a shameful person you are @RanveerOfficial
never heard anyone from bw discuss science except Sushant you guys have left no stone unturned in mocking him. at least have some respect for his soul!#BoycottBingo
— amaira (@amairas_07) November 18, 2020
SSR ka mazak kaise udaaya @RanveerOfficial ??
How dare you!?
— ₐₐₛₜₕₐ♡ || ᴊᴜꜱᴛɪᴄᴇ4ꜱꜱʀ🦋🌈 || (@Aaaaaaastha) November 18, 2020
💥Aliens ki feelings
What do you mean by using this words?Why you guys are targeting a man who can’t even defend himself?
But we will defend! SSRians,show them! #BoycottBingo #NoSushantNoBollywood @iRaviTiwari pic.twitter.com/4G1uUbFeDj
— 𝓟𝓾𝓻𝓿𝓲 𝓢𝓱𝓪𝓻𝓶𝓪 (@PurviSharmaa12) November 18, 2020
Kya dimaag bech ke aaye hai bhaii. I’m sorry but not everything is about Sushant!!!! https://t.co/0XuxsiNBfy
— 🐣 (@TheSassyChic_) November 19, 2020
Once more only Sush have been knowledge of Science and all other are fools he has copyright ???!
We all know all these terms we studied in schools so what’s wrong stop being stupid https://t.co/8V0vXbyL9d
— 𝒔𝒂𝒓𝒂 ♡★ (@sara_tweetsx) November 19, 2020
See, I am an SSR fan.
But if u think using word photon here is disrespectful for him… aren’t u to immature??
And Even if u r relating them – Had it been some veteran actor.. we would have considered this as a tribute kind of thing.
So, why not for SSR??
— Saahsi Brijwasi (@SaahsiBrijwasi) November 19, 2020