Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma who is often touted as ‘controversy’s favourite child’ has landed in legal trouble by riding triple on a motorbike and posting the video on Twitter, prompting the police to fine him for traffic violation, on Saturday.
Varma riding pillion along with director Ajay Bhupathi on a Royal Enfield’ driven by another director Agsthya without helmet, reached a theatre in Moosapet to watch Telugu movie ‘iSmart Shankar’, directed by Puri Jagannadh.
Ram Gopal Varma violates traffic rules
Varma took to Twitter and wrote, “Am looking like a pick pocket in my getup when I went to see #ismartshankar in Sri Ramulu theatre in Moosapet.”
In another tweet, he wrote, “Where is the police? I think they are all inside the theatre watching #ismartshankar.”
The Cyberabad police retweeted with a witty comment. “Thanks @RGVzoomin for reporting Traffic Violations. We expect the same responsibility in actually following the Traffic rules yourself. By the way, why only theaters?, Traffic Police see a lot of drama, circus like below on roads every minute,”
The police also posted the Rs 1,335 traffic ticket (challan), issued in the name of B. Dilip Kumar, in whose name the two-wheeler is registered, for violations.