Telugu Actor Cries, Apologizes For His Comments On Kannada Hero

Kannada film fraternity is upset and angered with the comments made by a Telugu character artist Vijay Rangaraju against late Kannada actor Dr. Vishnuvardhan.

In a recent interview, Vijay Rangaraju commented on the behavior of ‘Sahasa Simha’ Vishnuvardhan, and it blew up into a big controversy. Actors Yash, Upendra, Sudeep, Puneeth Rajkumar, Sumalatha, and many others openly condemned Vijay’s statement and demanded an apology.

After facing severe backlash, Vijay Rangaraju has finally issued an apology to Vishnuvardhan’s fans.

Vijay Rangaraju released a video that was aired on Youtube and television channels. In the video, we can see him breaking down emotionally and tendering an apology for the comments he made. In a three-minute video, Vijay Rangaraju explained that he made a mistake and blamed his financial and professional struggles as a reason for the unwarranted rant.

“To the people of Karnataka and children of Karnataka, I made a huge mistake. I was frustrated with my financial and professional struggles, and the comments result from the same. I should not have done that. I’m wearing a mask in the video because of the pandemic, and it’s not like I am not willing to show you my face. I have sinned. I ask Vishnu Vardhan fans for forgiveness. I apologize to the late actor’s wife, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan. I am really, really sorry, and my sincere apologies to Sudeep sir, Puneeth Rajkumar sir, and Upendra sir.” he revealed in the video.