‘Pay Or We’ll Destroy You’! Vikas Khanna Seconds Kangana Ranaut’s Nepotism Claim, Shares His Experience

Vikas Khanna Shares First-Hand Experience on Nepotism in Film Industry: Pay Or We'll Destroy You

Updated: January 17, 2021 8:01 PM IST

By India.com Entertainment Desk | Edited by Taru Bhatia

Vikas Khanna, Kangana Ranaut
Vikas Khanna, Kangana Ranaut

Chef-turned-Filmmaker, Vikas Khanna shared that he has experienced nepotism in the film industry after the release of his directorial debut film, The Last Color. In his explosive tweets, he mentioned a certain group of the film industry as ‘minions’ who asked him to pay money if he doesn’t wish to be ‘destroyed’. In a tweet, he said that he was shocked and hurt when he was told ‘Pay or we’ll destroy you’.

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Referring to Kangana Ranaut, who has been vocal about favouritism and nepotism in the industry, since it came to light post Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, he tweeted, “When I used to hear @KanganaTeam speak ab this issue of critics & favoritism & nepotism it used to hurt my heart. But today I experience it first hand. Minions won’t let outsiders enter even if they put their heart & soul in craft. It’s painful to hear “Pay or we’ll destroy you.

In a separate tweet, hje urged the audience to watch his debut film. He wrote, “While many critics are asking for money or they will give me 2 Stars or destroy my movie or not give me AWARDS, I ONLY care for my viewers and not reviewers. My Award is YOUR love. Pls watch #TheLastColor on Amazon Prime.”


Meanwhile, the film starring Neena Gupta revolves around age-old taboo surrounding widows in Vrindavan and Varanasi. It shows how a nine-year-old tightrope walker befriends a widow and promises to add colour to her life. The film is adapted from Vikas Khanna’s book with the same name.

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Published Date: January 17, 2021 8:00 PM IST

Updated Date: January 17, 2021 8:01 PM IST