Bombay Velvet is Anurag Kashyap's Aag, says Ram Gopal Varma

  • PTI, Mumbai
  • Updated: May 18, 2015 13:43 IST

A day after

Anurag Kashyap

broke his silence on Bombay Velvet and it's poor reception by audience, his mentor and filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma called the film Kashyap's Aag. Interestingly, Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Aag was the movie that almost marked the end of RGV's Bollywood career. Avoiding a fight with his mentor, Anurag Kashyap, however, invited RGV for a cup of coffee.

Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Aag was the movie that almost marked the end of RGV's Bollywood career.

The 42-year-old filmmaker has already broken his silence over the lukewarm response to

Bombay Velvet

, saying he has no regrets about making the period drama. To which, Varma replied, "A director standing by his film rejected by the audience is like him telling a girl 'I love myself and I don't care if you don't love me'."

Watch: Bombay Velvet review

Instead of reacting negatively, Kashyap took the comment with a pinch of salt and wrote, "@RGVzoomin sir I love you too much.. Now put that Vodka aside and sleep.. Lots of kisses."

RGV, whose Satya was co-written by Anurag Kashyap, defended himself and said he has become teetotaller. "@anuragkashyap72 well sir for your info I stopped drinking... I am not into kissing men but love you too." Kashyap wrote, "@RGVzoomin then lets have filter coffee together soon to celebrate the AAG... @anuragkashyap72 Sir u very well know that I luv you more than you luv me and I suggest that we both have coffee with Karan," Varma said referring to his earlier enmity with Johar made his full-fledged acting debut with Bombay Velvet.

"@anuragkashyap72 And in the course of having Coffee with Karan maybe we can learn from him how not to make Aag's and make Kuch Kuch's," Varma added. After the release of the film last Friday, Varma had tweeted, "There's a very thin line between confidence and arrogance and only Velvets and AAGS can show the difference. A Slumdog making a film with millions of dollars will not necessarily make a Slumdog Millionaire. Karan Johar is the only Velvet and the rest is coarse."

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