Sushant Singh Rajput untimely demise has left everyone shocked. The Kedarnath actor died due to suicide after reportedly suffering from depression for a very long time. Ever since his demise, the discussion and outrage surrounding nepotism have sparked all over social media.
Due to the debate, a lot of star-kids, too, are at the receiving end of criticism and hatred for allegedly snatching opportunities from Sushant.
Now, an old tweet of author Chetan Bhagat announcing that the late actor was finalised to star in Mohit Suri’s Half Girlfriend has gone resurfaced on social media, adding fuel to fire.
The tweet is from the year 2015 and reads, “So happy to share @itsSSR will play the lead in @mohit11481 directed Half Girlfriend. Shooting begins 1Q16.” However, destiny had some other plans and it was Arjun Kapoor who eventually starred in Half Girlfriend. Well, this has enraged the netizens and they are blaming nepotism as a reason behind SSR losing this film. We came across tweets like, “Arjun Kapoor did this movie finally because of Nepotism,” “Imagine SSR, actually a physics olympiad playing the lead in half girlfriend rather than Arjun Kapoor.”
— Chetan Bhagat (@chetan_bhagat) November 7, 2015
Not going into the Nepotism debate or blaming anyone, but SSR as a Bihari engineer, playing basketball and struggling with English could have made Half Girlfriend a compelling watch. Arjun Kapoor, well, was unconvincing. https://t.co/jQXZQqEIoM
— pratikbedia (@pratikbedia) June 24, 2020