A video of actor Sivakarthikeyan is gaining traction on social media, during which the actor is heard making controversial feedback about South Koreans. The feedback have been made in Tamil at a cultural occasion held in a faculty in Trichy. In accordance with customers who’ve shared translations of the clip on-line, Sivakarthikeyan stated that “all South Koreans look similar to him”, and it is arduous for him to inform the heroes from the heroines.
The actor made these remarks whereas speaking about his movie Don’s comedy scene. The comedy scene reportedly options Sivakarthikeyan and Soori speaking gibberish, which is made to sound just like the Korean language. On the cultural occasion when the actor recalled strains from the scene, the group went hysterical, as seen within the video.
Social media customers have condemned Sivakarthikeyan’s feedback, terming them “racist”. A consumer named Birdman on Twitter wrote, “Sivakarthikeyan mocks Korean language (based mostly on that racist “comedy” sequence from Don), says all Koreans look alike, and their ladies appear like males. All these in an occasion at a faculty, in entrance of youngsters! Our celebrities badly have to attend particular sensitisation workshops!”
Verify the video from the occasion:
Sivakarthikeyan mocks Korean language (based mostly on that racist “comedy” sequence from Don), says all koreans look alike, and their ladies appear like males.
All these in an occasion at a faculty, in entrance of youngsters!
Our celebrities badly have to attend particular sensitisation workshops! pic.twitter.com/oDfaPkm35t
— 🐦 Birdman (@amabirdman) September 15, 2022
Up to now, the 48-second video has amassed 97,300 views, 2,405 likes and several other feedback. A consumer wrote, “@Siva_Kartikeyan seam doing publicity however he have to be wise and mustn’t touch upon anybody’s look, it isn’t proper , you acquire nothing.” One other remark learn, “Critically movie star ought to study these small issues. It will likely be adopted by children blindly.” What are they cheering, screaming and clapping at? Literal racism and xenophobia from a ‘movie star’. That is how folks my age are. Disgusting,” the third commented.
Sivakarthikeyan has not made any feedback after his controversial comment.