Cross-dressing Jackie Shroff leaves Radhe viewers in disbelief: 'Was this needed?'

May 15, 2021 01:12 PM IST

Some viewers who tuned into Salman Khan-starrer Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai didn't expect to see Jackie Shroff wearing Disha Patani's slinky dress.

A scene in Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai, in which actor Jackie Shroff wears a slinky red dress, has left audiences scratching their heads. The scene takes place in a club, when Salman Khan's Radhe has second thoughts about developing feelings for Diya, played by Disha Patani.

A scene from Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai.
A scene from Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai.

Jackie plays Diya's brother, who also happens to be Radhe's boss. In the scene, Radhe can feel Jackie's character observing him and Diya from a distance, which is when he begins to have flashes of Jackie wearing Diya's dress, almost as a deterrent.

"Jackie Shroff ko dress pehna di inhone (They put Jackie Shroff in a dress) Gender Fluid," one person commented on Twitter. "BRO JACKIE SHROFF IS WEARING A DRESS I'M DYING," wrote another person. "I think about the scene of Jackie Shroff in that dress & it makes me pity the legend but still, it was entertaining if you want it to be entertaining," a third person wrote.

One viewer wrote that they couldn't bring themselves to watch the scene. "Baap of all scene, watching Jackie Shroff in a one piece . Seriously this was needed?" the person wrote. "I watched a ten second clip of Radhe where Disha Patani who is dancing with Salman Khan turns into Jackie Shroff in Disha's slinky dress. This is a solidarity tweet for young, sweet Tiger Shroff. Stay Strong," another person wrote, making a reference to the rumoured relationship between Disha Patani and Jackie's son, Tiger.

Also read: Radhe Your Most Wanted Bhai movie review: Salman Khan-Prabhudeva's yet another cringeworthy watch

Radhe was released on Thursday and received largely negative reviews. The film's IMDb rating has fallen to 2.1/10, making it the second-lowest rated Salman Khan-starrer, ahead of Race 3. But Zee Studios revealed that the film was streamed 4.2 million times on the first day. It has also made 4.4 crore theatrically, in overseas markets.

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