Controversial filmmaker ‘Ram Gopal Verma’ once again got into the news for bad reasons. Keeping on his habit of hitting controversy he made a tweet yesterday that attracted criticism. Yesterday on 1st April that is April Fool’s day he made a prank related to COVID-19.
Verma tweeted that he is tested COVID-19 positive. This sent panic amongst his followers and well-wishers. The producer tweeted, “My doctor just told me that I tested positive with Corona“. Many started asking about his well-being only to face the reality that it’s a prank. Minutes later Verma made a tweet clarifying that it was a prank.
The filmmaker blamed his doctor saying that it was his fault. He then said he was just trying to find something to laugh about in a grim situation. “I sincerely apologize”, he tweeted later. However, netizens were not in the mood to let him go for this ‘foolish prank‘. Here is what they said:
You're sick if you're joking. Your virus is called mentally unstable virus.— Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj (@DeepikaBhardwaj) April 1, 2020
You just Stop making pic.twitter.com/Mb5AMzizIu— Shoutloud For (@Shoutloudfor) April 1, 2020
Joke or Not, You are definitely SICK.!— Rohit (@RohitHolmes9) April 1, 2020
Just watch RGV ki Aag..sab virus marr jayenge sir..— O m k a r (@omkar_gs) April 1, 2020
Don't worry sir you are more dangerous than corona… nothing will happen👍— 😷😷😷😷😷 (@prakash1148) April 1, 2020
Congratulations— Mahendra (@Mahendranani50) April 1, 2020
If this is an April fools prank then it's in very bad taste.— हाथ धो सकने वाला ठाकुर 🇮🇳 (@ThakurAkshay) April 1, 2020
Meanwhile, the filmmaker also released his song on ‘Coronavirus’ recently. And this prank incident can be seen as an attempt to gain attention for that.