Vijay Deverakonda became famous as an actor who does feel good dramas based on slice of life themes but his popularity surged with the movie Arjun Reddy which was directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga. Arjun Reddy quickly became a cult movie owing to its popularity with the youth and resonating with the current day scenario. However, the movie was widely criticised for being explicit and glorifying abuse. But at the end of the day critics and audiences agreed the movie is a brilliant piece of acting and filmmaking so much so that it got remakes in Hindi and Tamil.
As part of today’s throwback Thursday, we give you this video where Vijay Deverakonda fires on the censor board for censoring an expletive used in the movie. Vijay Deverakonda explains why the word usage was necessary in the movie and gave the context. However, Vijay Deverakonda asked the audience watching the movie to dub the expletive for him when they were watching the movie in theaters because his voice was going to be censored during that particular scene. Watch the video below.
On the work front, Vijay Deverakonda is all set to make his debut in the Bollywood industry and experiment with another unique role. Vijay Deverakonda is currently working on Fighter, which is being directed by Puri Jagannadh. Bollywood diva Ananya Pandey is the leading lady. Karan Johar is co producing under Dharma Productions along with Puri Jagannadh’s Puri Connects. Vijay Deverakonda will be seen as a mixed martial artist in the Fighter and underwent training in Thailand to prepare himself for the role.