On Monday, filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma came down heavily on Arnab Goswami, Republic TV founder announcing that he would make a film titled ‘Arnab -The News Prostitute’. He further went on to explain in a series of tweets his reasons for making a film on him and called out the journalist for his TV debates on Bollywood.
Arnab had remarked Bollywood as the dirtiest industry with rapists, gangsters and sexual exploiters, which had left him shocked. “After extensively studying him I mulled on whether the tagline should be The News Pimp or The News Prostitute though both are relevant I finally settled on prostitute for its sound,” Varma said.
In the release of first look of the film, he seems to have made a stinging attack on the Republic TV founder, Arnab Goswami. While sharing the poster, he explained the difference between a ‘normal prostitute’ and Goswami. , “The difference is a normal prostitute takes off her own clothes to entertain others whereas, he takes off others clothes to entertain himself ARNAB The News Prostitute” he said.The video had Rs. 2000 notes falling as Arnab kept shouting in his inimitable style. Within two days of its release, the short video has already clocked almost half a million views on YouTube.
In another tweet, Ram Gopal Verma wrote – “THE NATION WILL KNOW THE TRUTH behlnd what THE NATION WANTS TO KNOW.”
This came just days after FIR actress Kavita Kaushik asked everyone to shun TV channel that were engaged in spreading hate. This was in a bold attempt to ‘change the world’ where she urged people to end their obsession with Saif Ali Khan’s son and stop watching ‘sadist’ TV channels such as the one owned by Arnab Goswami. For this, she was heavily endorsed by Saif Ali Khan’s co-star Kubbra Sait.