Kannada actor Sudeep responded to Prakash’s comment on him joing the BJP and said that he is wonderful actor and he is eagerly looking forward to his next movie with him.
Earlier this it was rumoured that Sudeep was joining the BJP ahead of Karnataka assembly elections. Soon after seeing took to Twitter to slam the party. The actor wrote that it is false news and Sudeep will not become prey to the BJP, which spreading fake news in fear of defeat in the upcoming elections.
Prakash Raj tweeted, “I strongly believe this is a Fake news spread by the desperate ,loosing BJP in Karnataka. @KicchaSudeep is far more sensible Citizen to fall prey ..ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದಲ್ಲಿ ಸೋಲುವ ಭಯದಲ್ಲಿ .. ಭ್ರಷ್ಟ BJP ಹರಡುತ್ತಿರುವ ಸುಳ್ಳು ಸುದ್ದಿ ಎಂದು ನಾನು ನಂಬುತ್ತೇನೆ .. ನಮ್ಮ ಕಿಚ್ಚ ಮಾರಿಕೊಳ್ಳುವವರಲ್ಲ #justasking.”
However, Sudeep attended the press conference organised by Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday afternoon. Recalling his first movie with Prakash Raj, the actor said, “Prakash and I have done Ranna movie. He is a very good artiste. I have a lot of respect for him. I am waiting to do the next movie with him.”
Talking about joining the BJP, Sudeep said, “I have grown up watching Bommai and I call him Mama (uncle). He is one of the very few people, who stood by my side during the hard times in the early days of my career. It is called a connect. It is a duty and it is gratitude that I have for this loveable person (Bommai). I don’t have a stand and I just came to tell him that I will stand by you.”
Sudeep added, “Bommai mama was just entering politics, when I started my acting career. I am in touch with him from that point of time. Today, I am very happy about the kind of the good works done under his leadership. I really like his personality. I have come down to tell that I will support his individuality and personality.”
Sudeep made it clear that he is not joining the BJP and he is not going to contest any election. He will campaign for few candidates and he can not do it for everyone. The Kannada superstar said, “This person (SR Bommai) is very close to me and I am standing by him. It’s not a political life. It is the connect that I have with him and I am making it clear.”
Meanwhile Basavaraj Bommai said, “I request you to understand the relationship between Sudeep and me. He hasn’t joined any political party. He is supporting me and my party after seeing my position and works. I have close relationship with him. I told him that even if you don’t join our party, we need his campaign. He told that he will support me and he is ready to do whatever I tell him.”
ಪತ್ರಿಕಾ ಗೋಷ್ಠಿ – Press Conference https://t.co/CjKYH4CbMz— Basavaraj S Bommai (@BSBommai) April 5, 2023