Shah Rukh Khan Gets Slammed For 'Disrespecting' Ram Charan Telugu Star's Make-Up Artist Zeba Hassan Walks Out

(MENAFN- Live Mint) "Shah Rukh Khan is facing a lot of flak for apparently“disrespecting” Ram Charan at Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant's pre-wedding celebration in Jamnagar. It happened while the three Khans - SRK, Salman and Aamir - were performing on Naatu Naatu, the song that originally featured Ram Charan along with NT Rama Rao Jr the performance, the Bollywood actor looked for Ram Charan to join them on stage.“Where are you, Ram Charan?” he kept asking. He seemingly wanted the RRR star to join the three Khans in the performance this time, in apparent jest, SRK started speaking gibberish Telugu, which included the word“idli”. Not everyone was impressed with it while some of them accused SRK of being racist: Nita, Mukesh Ambani's 'Bollywood' act at Anant-Radhika's pre-wedding bash“Shahrukh Khan is being racist to South Indians by calling \"Ram Charan idli\" after a South Indian director gave him the biggest hit of his career,” wrote one use on X (formerly Twitter) while referring to Atlee who directed Jawan.“When ego of an actor like Shahrukh shoots up above his head, this is expected. His average acting was just hyped by some of his fans. I am not a big fan of him,” said another got more intense when Ram Charan's make-up artist Zeba Hassan Zaidi joined in the conversation. As per a screenshot of her Instagram Story that is doing rounds on social media, she walked out of the celebrations after the incident Read: 'Hold my Dhokla': Netizens react as Shahrukh, Salman, Aamir dance at Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant's pre-wedding bash\"Bhend idly vada Ram charan kahan hai tu\"?? I walked out after this. So disrespectful towards a star like @alwaysramcharan,\" she apparently wrote in her Insta Story. The Story is, however, not available at the moment. It is unclear if she's deleted it. However, her comment on a video shared on Instagram is still there.“I'm a huge srk fan but I really disliked the way he called ram charan on stage,” she wrote also wrote a detailed post on her Instagram Story.“Coming from the industry it's so saddening to say that all the South Indian stars, artists etc are not really appreciated or given the respect that we all deserve,” she wrote, however, is being trolled for her comment on SRK. Some are accusing her of looking for“cheap publicity”.SRK gets supportNot everyone found SRK's gesture“disrespectful”.“Idli is racist? If u call a Delhiwaala a batura or lassi will he be hurt? We south Indians love idli and sambar is in our blood,” wrote one user.“People here judging SRK for no reason..Grow up and let the humour live,” wrote another.“It was not disrespectful.. SRK ko Telugu nahi aati hai.. tho usko Telugu ka Jo b pata tha vo as an introduction use Kara hai (SRK doesn't know Telugu, so he said whatever Telugu he knows).... Don't create unnecessary mess and hate,” came from another people mentioned that it was a dialogue from the 2001 movie One 2 Ka 4, starring SRK, which Khan used to call his“good old friend” Ram Charan Charan joins KhansRam Charan, on the other hand, was quick to join the Khans on stage. He performed to the song along with them.


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