Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra, who is facing criticism for disrespecting Bhojpuri language, has apologized for his impolite remark.
The ‘Student Of The Year’ actor is busy in promoting his upcoming movie Aiyaary. Last month he vidsited superstar Salman Khan’s popular reality show Bigg Boss 11 to promote the film along with his co-stars Manoj Vajpayee and Rakul Preet Singh.
In a fun task Manoj asked Sidharth to deliver a dialogue in Bhojpuri. He repeated the lines after Manoj and said it gave him a latrine kind of feeling.
Irked by Sid’s comment, actress Neetu Chandra slammed him on Twitter. She wrote, “”So disappointed @S1dharthM some1who is so fortunate 2 work wd d best. Who despite being an outsider has made a name 4 himself,4 U 2 use ur words so loosely.2 disrespect #Bhojpuri on national TV. SHOCKED! How on earth does speaking in #Bhojpuri gives u a latrine feeling.Shame on U.”
Reacting on the issue, Sid apologized and Neetu and everyone. He tweeted, “I recently tried speaking a new language while I was on a TV show. In the process if I inadvertently hurt anyone’s feelings or sentiments, I apologise and assure you that no disrespect was meant in any way.”