Zoya Akhtar says she's not offended by Kangana Ranaut's comment on Gully Boy not being a deserving film

The director goes on to add that she did not attend the award function and more so she is not offended by the statements made by the Queen actress Kangana Ranaut.
Zoya Akhtar says she's not offended by Kangana Ranaut's comment on Gully Boy not being a deserving film
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In an interview with India Today, the Bollywood filmmaker, Zoya Akhtar has revealed that she did not feel offended by Kangana Ranaut's comment on Gully Boy not being a deserving film for awards. The news reports state that the Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut had said that the film Kedarnath deserved the awards and not Gully Boy. Now, the ace filmmaker Zoya Akhtar has said that she herself did not attend the awards in which her film won the accolades.

The director goes on to add that she did not attend the award function and more so she is not offended by the statements made by the Queen actress Kangana Ranaut. Previously, news reports suggested that the Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi actress Kangana Ranaut had stated that the film Kedarnath, starring the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan should have won the awards, and not Zoya Akhtar's film Gully Boy starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt.

The filmmaker also adds that Kangana Ranaut has boycotted the film awards and still is making statements about them. The Gully Boy director was quizzed if she felt bad about people talking about her film in a negative way. Zoya Akhtar says that we live in a democracy and everyone has a right to have an opinion and she is not affected by the statements made by people on her work.

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Anonymous 6 months ago

Pinkvilla shame on you for always talking about nepo kids.... Sick.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Really. Aalia is not a good actress at all. All the movies she did were very bad. Its a coincidence they were hits. And just like that the Motion film USA invited her as a panelist and not Kangana,who is the ONLY talented actress in all of Indian cinema. Hollywood is also nepotic,??

Anonymous 6 months ago

Paid film critics thinks they will fool the audience Alia is just an Average actress with extra ordinary film offers because big her dad and Karan johar. That's the only truth to her success.

Anonymous 6 months ago

This idiot Akhtars has made sure no other movie except gully boy will short list for oscar (which is copied from 9 mile) and purchased all awards in familyfare awards (including for ghanta song and 5 min role of alia) and they are talking about nepotism.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Pinkvilla, why do you post these jealous hurtful comments against Alia Bhatt by Kangana's Run out PR. is girl born and raised in dirt of Himalayas. She is jealous of all these beautiful people leading beautiful easy lives who didn't need b**b job like her and can speak English. Manly Kangana's ugly jealous a***e burns and then she badmouths these beautiful people leading good lives. When you allow Kangana's comments, Pinkvilla feels like Ka**ravilla. Please post pinkvilla! Be fair!

Anonymous 6 months ago

She and hercrew threatened for Zindagi Na Milega Dobara. It comes from horse’s mouth Shekhar Gupta (star Screen Award) please read his expose on bollywood award.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Gully boy was copied from a movie 8 mile, biography of Eminem,which won Oscar in 2004.Anurag Kashyap and Zoya Akhtar were in panel to nominate movie for Oscar,n instead of Tumbad,The Tashkent Files,Gully Boy got to Oscar. No wonder it got rejected later.

Anonymous 6 months ago

These people actually think they are so powerful that they can make and break people. The only reason they have so much power is because they are involved with the underworld and can threaten people.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Zoya probably threatened that they will not attend award shows if Gully Boy doesn’t get all awards.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Awards may be fake but what about box office collection? People are going to theatres to watch it right? Or u believe they are getting free ticket? If yes let me know from where as i have never got one

Anonymous 6 months ago

Could do.they have underworld connection plus bhatt daughter in it they must have threaten people.anyway these fake awards show how they embarrass themselves each year everyone knows how award shows work now.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Powerf alia .Hahahahaha .Chup kr kjo pitega bht

Anonymous 6 months ago

gully boy had the powerful alia bhatt who is the queen in this kingdom of bollywood mafia how dare u think anybody else will get an award ??

Anonymous 6 months ago

common on farhan akhtar throw out that wig i can its u !

Anonymous 6 months ago

Hogi bhi to hume kya .Loser bjaag yaha se

Anonymous 6 months ago

why should she be affected now? She already made money and collected awards!

Anonymous 6 months ago

Because she knows it is a re remake up of other western and east asian films.

Anonymous 6 months ago

kangana told chichore deserved best movie award and NOT kedarnath!!! nandini what kind of reporters u have hired who dont even do their research properly???

Anonymous 6 months ago

all these nepos are trying to divert the conversation from bullying to gene pool

Anonymous 6 months ago

Zoya is a superb director ! Alia is proving her herself to be a great actor with every movie! Alia was fantastic in Gully boy and deserved the award every single bit. It may have been a short role, according to certain people, but what the heck ! She was excellent in it !

Anonymous 6 months ago

Okey kjo

Anonymous 6 months ago

Bhaag yaha se chuhe alia .Bht pitega

Anonymous 6 months ago

No uglia u did'nt deserve an award for this shitty side role .Awards khareed ke bolre hai deserve krte thein.Abey hattt

Anonymous 6 months ago

Short below average ugly man alia apni tareef band kr .Public sab jaanti hai smjha

Anonymous 6 months ago

I am not a Kangana fan. I follow Alia on Instagram since she got involved with RK. But I don’t think she deserved best actress. Thanks to her pr she gives trp. Paid media

Anonymous 6 months ago

Its nothing to do with gully boy as it was a good movie but it was about Alia's mediocre performance which was raved about. Another aspect was she had violent behavior but wasn't condemned like kabir singh. That's what Kangana has constantly highlighted. Alia is no Meryl Streep for God's sake. But all the males in the movie including the mother's character were exceptional.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Alias performance was good in that movie. But it wasn't a lead role. Her violence and irrationality come from her mother. Her violent behavior was not glorified and had consequences. It was nothing like Kabir Singh. Before spewing out by hearted words (copied from Kangana) please use your own brain too.Yes, Gullyboy was no Oscar material. There were plenty of fab regional movies. Better Hindi movies like Tumbbad were also overlooked

Anonymous 6 months ago

I hated judgemental hain kya and Manikarnika. I found Simran awful. So will Kangana stop making movies? Who the hell is she? Kangana likes no other actors film apart from her own. She has a problem with everyone

Anonymous 6 months ago

Tapsee aunty ya chuhr alia just shut up

Anonymous 6 months ago

Han han kjo tjhe to kangana ki movies achi thodi na lagegi tjhe to chuhe alia ki he movies achi lagegi .

Anonymous 6 months ago

Because it was a copy of an American movie. And a bad one at that.

Anonymous 6 months ago

what do the akhtar's have to say about throwing a tantrum and no-showing at an award show when zindagi na milegi dobara did not make the cut, pray tell?

Anonymous 6 months ago

They probably did the same with Gully boy that's why it won so many awards.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Exactly! Is there an answer to that?

Anonymous 6 months ago

Bole churiya, bole kangana...kangana kuch na bole to hi thik hai.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Hatty oye

Anonymous 6 months ago

Why was Gully Boy given all the awards n sent to Oscars this year? If you are embarrassing our country on an international platform, you are answerable to the entire nation. Bollywood or India is not your barber shop that you can share with your family members.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Sahi kaha ekdm .Esi ghatiya movie ko oscar mein bjh rhe hai .Sharam aani chaiye in losers ko

Anonymous 6 months ago

Barfi didn’t go to oscars because a few scenes were copied from some famous movies. But gully not being a bad copy of an entire film made it to the oscars. So embarrassing. India has contributed to some exceptional cinema. We do make good movies but because of paid entries we Have not yet achieved a single oscar.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Word

Anonymous 6 months ago

nepotism down down

Anonymous 6 months ago

Because Kangana spoke the truth. GB was a decent film but not a great film.It is a copy.

Anonymous 6 months ago

If at all any, movie Tumbbad deserved Oscar nominations from India.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Exactly, nowhere close to being an Oscar nomination at all. Just a decent film with a copied concept.