Gulshan Devaiah has refused to tag himself as insider or outsider.
Gulshan Devaiah has refused to tag himself as insider or outsider.

‘How will you feel if those you are ridiculing decide to end themselves?’ asks Gulshan Devaiah as he advises civility

Amid the insider-outsider debate, Gulshan Devaiah refused to tag himself in any category and said he doesn’t want anyone else to fight for him.
By HT Entertainment Desk, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 11:17 AM IST

Actor Gulshan Devaiah refused to fit into any description of ‘insider or outsider’ amid a raging debate on nepotism in the Hindi film industry. He also criticized the lack of civility in the discussion that began in the aftermath of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death.

On July 21, the actor called himself a grade A+++ actor as he tweeted, “I am not an outsider or an insider. I feel comfortable being me. I exist, I belong & my life has meaning. I don’t depend on anyone else to tell me all these things. This is how I want to be & I definitely don’t want anyone else to fight for me either & I am grade A+++ Smiling face with sunglasses.”

 

 

 

Recently, Kangana Ranaut alleged in an interview that there is a prevalent culture of nepotism in Bollywood and it resulted in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. She also called Taapsee Pannu and Swara Bhasker ‘B-grade actresses’ and ‘needy outsiders’.

Gulshan, in an oblique reference to the debate, wrote, “Being civil is honourable but it’s not entertaining and hence the crusaders choose the entertaining way.” He also asked for civility as he wrote, “How will you feel if those who you are ridiculing (not taking sides here) decide to do ‘end themselves’ due to the constant harassment? Will you feel victorious? Will it give you a sense of achievement? #onlineharresment #trolling.”

“I only have to lose here, because tomorrow they (referring to the ‘movie mafia’) will get some 20 needy outsiders like Taapsee Pannu and Swara Bhasker who will say ‘oh only Kangana has a problem with Karan Johar, but we love Karan Johar.’ If you love Karan Johar, why are you both B-grade actresses? You are better looking than Alia Bhatt and Ananya, you both are better actresses, why don’t you get work? Your existence is a proof of nepotism. What are you telling me how happy you are with this industry?” Kangana had said in the interview.

Gulshan Devaiah will next be seen in Pichchar with Viineet Kumar. He was also seen in Vidyut Jammwal’s Commando 3.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close
Anurag Kashyap with Taapsee Pannu on sets of Dobaaraa.
Anurag Kashyap with Taapsee Pannu on sets of Dobaaraa.

Anurag Kashyap returns to Instagram after I-T raid with message for his 'haters'

PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 02:03 PM IST
Anurag Kashyap has shared a post on Instagram from the sets of Dobaaraa. He is seen with Taapsee Pannu in the photo. The Income Tax department had raided their properties earlier this week.
Close
Priyanka Chopra and Sophir Turner have one common habit: wearing their husbands' clothes.
Priyanka Chopra and Sophir Turner have one common habit: wearing their husbands' clothes.

Priyanka, Sophie love wearing their husband's outfits. These pics are proof

PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 01:44 PM IST
A fanpage dedicated to the 'Jonas Sisters' has shared pictures as proof that Priyanka Chopra and Sophie Turner love wearing shirts and jackets of their husbands Nick Jonas and Joe Jonas.
Close
Inaaya Naumi Kemmu's videos are a hit online.
Inaaya Naumi Kemmu's videos are a hit online.

Soha Ali Khan shares daughter Inaaya's video as she calls a peacock for food

PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 12:58 PM IST
  • Watch little Inaaya Naumi Kemmu call a peacock for food and then get disappointed when it doesn't heed to her calls.
Close
Kangana Ranaut made no delay is responding to Taapsee Pannu's latest tweet on the I-T raid on her property.
Kangana Ranaut made no delay is responding to Taapsee Pannu's latest tweet on the I-T raid on her property.

Kangana tells Taapsee 'you will forever be sasti', tells her to go to court

PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 11:58 AM IST
After Taapsee Pannu broke her silence on the I-T raid on her property, Kangana Ranaut has reacted to her tweets. Kangana continued with her 'sasti' jibes at Taapsee, telling her to pursue the matter in court.
Close
Actors Maanvi Gagroo and Aftab Shivdasani have been a part films and web projects.
Actors Maanvi Gagroo and Aftab Shivdasani have been a part films and web projects.

In the OTT age, is the craze to be seen on the big screen over or still a priority?

By Juhi Chakraborty
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 11:53 AM IST
We talk to actors such as Rahul Dev, Adah Sharma, Maanvi Gagroo, Sharad Kelkar and more, those who do projects both on the web and in films and find out what they think.
Close
Aaliya Siddiqui had filed for divorce last year from husband Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Aaliya Siddiqui had filed for divorce last year from husband Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's wife Aaliya says she doesn't want a divorce anymore

PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 11:03 AM IST
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui's wife Aaliya has said that she is willing to restart life with the actor after seeing his caring side for the last few days.
Close
Taapsee Pannu has tweeted about the Income Tax Department's raids on her property.
Taapsee Pannu has tweeted about the Income Tax Department's raids on her property.

Taapsee Pannu breaks silence on I-T raids: 'Not so sasti anymore'

UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 10:09 AM IST
Taapsse Pannu has tweeted about the I-T raids at her property and addressed the allegations against her. She even joked about how she is 'not so sasti' anymore.
Close
Salman Khan with his sister Arpita.
Salman Khan with his sister Arpita.

Salman Khan poses shirtless in Arpita's throwback post from her wedding

UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 08:45 AM IST
Arpita Khan Sharma has shared a photo with brother Salman Khan from her wedding in 2014. The photo shows Salman posing shirtless.
Close
Sara Ali Khan with her brother Ibrahim Ali Khan and Saif Ali Khan arriving for the party.
Sara Ali Khan with her brother Ibrahim Ali Khan and Saif Ali Khan arriving for the party.

Ibrahim birthday: Saif throws son a party at his home; Sara, Aryan Khan attend

UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 08:21 AM IST
Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor threw a party for his son Ibrahim Ali Khan on his birthday on Friday. The party was attended by all the young stars kids of Bollywood.
Close
Janhvi Kapoor plays the titular role in Roohi.
Janhvi Kapoor plays the titular role in Roohi.

Roohi star Janhvi tells why she didn't take inspiration from Sridevi’s ChaalBaaz

By Samrudhi Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 07:28 AM IST
  • Ahead of the release of Roohi, Janhvi Kapoor talked about why she did not use her mother Sridevi's ChaalBaaz as a reference point, facing criticism from a young age and her upcoming projects.
Close
Ileana D’Cruz ensures she finds one aspect about herself which she likes when she looks in the mirror
Ileana D’Cruz ensures she finds one aspect about herself which she likes when she looks in the mirror

Ileana D’Cruz: There are days when I look at myself in the mirror and I am disgusted

By Sugandha Rawal
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 09:57 PM IST
Actor Ileana D’Cruz likes to focus on the good rather than her flaws, and she admits that it makes her feel better
Close
Fatima Sana Shaikh will feature in the Hindi remake of the Tamil hit Aruvi.
Fatima Sana Shaikh will feature in the Hindi remake of the Tamil hit Aruvi.

Fatima Sana Shaikh to star in Hindi remake of Tamil hit Aruvi

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 09:11 PM IST
Fatima Sana Shaikh has been roped in for the Hindi remake of the Tamil hit Aruvi. She will be stepping into the shoes of Aditi Balan, who starred in the original.
Close
Shraddha Kapoor danced at her cousin Priyaank Sharma's wedding.
Shraddha Kapoor danced at her cousin Priyaank Sharma's wedding.

Shraddha Kapoor performs at cousin Priyaank Sharma's baarat, watch

PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 09:07 PM IST
  • Videos of Shraddha Kapoor dancing at her cousin Priyaank Sharma's wedding in the Maldives are going viral on the internet.
Close
As Alia Bhatt turned a bride for a new ad, fans wished to see her get married in real life.
As Alia Bhatt turned a bride for a new ad, fans wished to see her get married in real life.

Alia turns bride for ad, fans joke 'Ranbir wants to know that man's location'

UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2021 08:41 PM IST
  • Alia Bhatt was seen in a bridal avatar in her new advertisement. Fans loved it and wished to see her get married in real life too. She is in a relationship with Ranbir Kapoor.
Close
Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff have starred together in films such as Parinda and Ram Lakhan.
Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff have starred together in films such as Parinda and Ram Lakhan.

Anil jokes Jackie Shroff threatened to slap him 16-17 times for this reason

PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 08:00 PM IST
  • Anil Kapoor joked that Jackie Shroff has threatened to slap him multiple times unless he confirms a film together. The two have starred in 12 films together, till date.
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP