Phantom is a multiple face of illusion, with non-truthful and malicious intent, said the Sarkar 3 director as he put up a series of tweets mocking Vikas Bahl, and Phantom Films.
Ram Gopal Varma goes on 'Phantom' bashing spree
08 Apr 2017 12:41 IST
Updated : 10 Apr 2017 10:30 IST
It was his birthday yesterday, and Ram Gopal Varma threw a different kind of ‘bash’. The controversial filmmaker took cheeky digs at Vikash Bahl, Anurag Kashyap and Phantom Films in a series of Tweets. Phantom has been courting controversy ever since the news of one of its key directors and head honchos, Vikas Bahl being fired from the company for allegedly molesting a female employee started doing the rounds. Varma used this as perfect opportunity to mock Phantom Fiilms, making the best use of puns.
In an indirect attack on Anurag Kashyap and Bahl, Varma was hilariously scathing in his attack on the Phanton founders.
I swear on Steven Spielberg that I am not trying to be a SHANDAR of my COMPANY becos I have no ANURAG for PHANTOMous relationships pic.twitter.com/qK4GJG7Gcj— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) April 7, 2017
Varma cleverly punned on Bahl’s 2014 film Queen but simultaneously beating his own trumpet. Company is the production firm of Varma.
A QUEEN is created by a various PHANTOMous number of people but a COMPANY is created by just one single KING pic.twitter.com/w9oLeqyrq7— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) April 7, 2017
This Phantom bashing and self indulgence didn't stop here as Varma took more cheeky digs.
A FACTORY is not like a PHANTOM to disappear..it was growing to be a COMPANY pic.twitter.com/hd7uN7OTZ1— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) April 7, 2017
A PHANTOM is meant to disappear by its very nature whereas a COMPANY will exist forever pic.twitter.com/BIs79TciTf— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) April 7, 2017
The truth of a Ghost like PHANTOM is it can never be a COMPANY becos it just flies and doesn't care a fuck about the ground https://t.co/2TgoIMP8lm— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) April 7, 2017
A PHANTOM is a mirage by definition and a COMPANY exists in real like u can see for urself in the pic below pic.twitter.com/b9vu53983q— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) April 7, 2017
PHANTOM is a multiple face of illusion, with a non TRUTHful and malicious intent : COMPANY is the reality of error and the PHANTOM of LIES pic.twitter.com/gdQhWSYSBX— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) April 7, 2017
Interestingly, Kashyap had begun his career with Varma. The Ugly (2014) director had penned the script for Varma’ Satya (1998) .
Usually, on a birthday, you would expect one to be in cheerful mood but RGV ,being RGV, bemoned over getting a year older.
To all those who are wishing me to have a great birthday I am having a miserable one because I am now one year olderðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ«ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ«ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ«— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) April 7, 2017
He takes digs at others, but Varma is sporting enough to take a joke on himself too. Here he appreciated this cheeky dig by a hater.