From a critically-acclaimed Masaan to this year’s one of the highest grosses URI: The Surgical Strike, Vicky Kaushal has come a long way. However, the ‘national crush of India’ was recently hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons, thanks to a video from Karan Johar’s house party that was shared by the filmmaker. Also featuring Deepika Padukone, Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor, Malaika Arora and Zoya Akhtar among others, the clip showed these celebrities having a good time at KJo’s residence. However, in no time, a politician was quick to accuse all these stars of taking drugs, especially Vicky Kaushal, who was clicked scratching his nose and that added fuel to fire.
Recently, the Raazi actor had defended himself on the same. Now, in yet another interview with Mid Day, Vicky Kaushal shared his stance in details and how did he felt on being known as one ‘charsi of the country’. It turns out that Vicky Kaushal had just recovered from Dengue and the next day, he had jetted off to Arunachal Pradesh for a show with the Indian Army. Also, he had no clue as to the storm that brewed online. “I had no clue that I’ve become the ‘charsi of the country’! I come back to Mumbai, and my mom and dad know everything. They have been watching the news. They didn’t tell me before, because I would get affected, sitting there [in Arunachal]. So I head to my room. Before going off to sleep, I get on Twitter, and then I’m like, ‘Hain? FIR! Yeh kya hua?’ I’m looking at those videos circling, white thing, and light falling on the floor...”
Further, the Masaan actor confessed that he was kind of nervous and proceeded to see if his parents are aware of this mess. However, they were extremely chilled out and smiled at him, assuring that there’s nothing to worry. “Then the next day it started affecting me again, with TV channels circling my face in red,” concluded the actor.