Vijay Deverakonda on link-up with Rashmika, Sara: ‘I’d somewhat have rumors about me than be a no one’


In the final one 12 months, Vijay Deverakonda’s public picture has been a heady mixture of his rising pan-India reputation and elevated consideration to his private life, with relentless stories about who the actor is courting.

While link-up rumors with actor and shut good friend Rashmika Mandanna, additionally his frequent co-star, has been a relentless for a very long time, Vijay’s entry to Hindi cinema with the upcoming Liger has spiked curiosity in his private life as actors Sara Ali Khan , Janhvi Kapoor and Ananya Panday, additionally the co-star of his newest, have publicly confessed fondness for him.

But Vijay Deverakonda, whose identify brings to the thoughts his standard hot-headed and territorial on-screen avatar Arjun Reddy, seems nonchalant about nearly every little thing in his actual life, together with courting hypothesis. Rumours, the star says, are simply “collateral damage”.

“I think it’s just collateral damage of being a public figure. When people love you and want to know more about you, they’re just interested in your life. If there are news articles coming, I’m ok with it,” the actor says in a bunch interview forward of the discharge of Liger.

Vijay has been fiercely protecting about his personal life, hardly ever commenting on the rumors with Rashmika, with whom he labored with in Dear Comrade and Geetha Govindam, and chooses to have a look at the scrutiny from one other perspective: That not less than he’s not a “nobody” ” who persons are not to write down about.

Hence, the actor insists, the highlight on his neatly guarded love life, by no means makes him uncomfortable. “I’d rather be who I am and have these rumors written about me than be a nobody and have nothing written about me. So I’m ok with the not necessarily true stuff, or not necessarily productive stuff. I’m comfortable with it, it doesn’t bother me,” he says.

Vijay’s Zen-like calm to reply to intrusive media glare can be mirrored in his evolution as a public determine, the place he has realized that similar to his love life, some opinions needn’t go public. The actor has famously acquired flak for a few of his statements–from voicing that not everybody needs to be allowed to vote to his protection of Arjun Reddy, the 2017 blockbuster extensively panned for being misogynistic.

“I’m vocal, however the extra standard you get, you resolve to not communicate your thoughts all the time. People need not know what I’m pondering, my opinion on every little thing doesn’t matter. There are already infinite opinions on a subject, there isn’t any use including mine to it. Nothing nice will come out of it anyway.

“Earlier I might communicate much more on every little thing I felt about, however now I’ve be taught that you simply need not all the time vocalise every little thing you are feeling. Sometimes it’s higher to close up and discuss to your mates about what you are feeling. At the core, Vijay Deverakonda, who is just not the actor, continues to be the identical boy,” he provides.

In Liger, directed by Puri Jagannadh, Vijay Deverakonda options as an underdog fighter from Mumbai, who competes in an MMA championship. The movie is ready to launch theatrically on August 25 in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam.

With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS

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