LIVE: Producer Natti Kumar about Balakrishna's controversial remarks on Akkineni
Nandamuri Balakrishna is facing backlash on social media after a speech from a recent film success meet went viral. In the speech, the actor made derogatory remarks about legendary actor Akkineni Nageshwar Rao, the grandfather of actors Naga Chaitanya and Akhil Akkineni. The young actors have taken to their social media handles to slam Balakrishna for his comments.
Tollywood producer Natti Kumar spoke out about the incident in an interview, saying that he knows Balakrishna and is aware that his comments can sometimes be inappropriate. He also stated that Balakrishna's derogatory remarks were made in the heat of the moment and that the actor will likely correct his mistake.
Natti Kumar also highlighted the power of social media and how groups on the platform do not hesitate to call out anyone for controversial behavior. Additionally, he emphasized the importance of good content in movies, noting that films with strong storylines tend to be successful at the box office. He made reference to movies featuring actors such as Chiranjeevi, Balakrishna, and others.