Sivakarthikeyan faces backlash for discriminatory comments toward Korean folks: ‘It looks like all the actors in Korean films are the identical’

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Tamil actor Sivakarthikeyan, identified for films like Remo and Doctor, is going through backlash on social media for his comments on Korean folks. While talking at a cultural occasion in a faculty in Trichy, the Hero actor mentioned, “Whenever I see Korean films, I really feel like all the actors in them are the identical. Sometimes it’s arduous to inform the heroes from the heroines.”

Sivakarthikeyan made these comments whereas speaking about a comedy scene from his latest film Don. The scene has Sivakarthikeyan and Soori speaking in a gibberish language, which is made to sound like Korean. The comedy scene has been a success amongst followers. The crowd at the occasion went beserk when Siva recalled traces from the scene.

Here’s the comedy scene:

A video from the occasion is making the rounds on social media. Many Twitter customers have strongly condemned the comments of Sivakarthikeyan and have termed them racist.

Sharing the video, a consumer wrote, “Sivakarthikeyan mocks Korean language (primarily based on that racist “comedy” sequence from Don), says all Koreans look alike, and their girls look like males. All these in an occasion at a faculty, in entrance of children! Our celebrities badly have to attend particular sensitisation workshops! (sic)”

Another consumer wrote, “What are they cheering, screaming and clapping at? Literal racism and xenophobia from a ‘celeb’. This is how folks my age are. Disgusting (sic).”

However, Sivakarthikeyan is but to handle the backlash.

On the work entrance, Sivakarthikeyan will subsequent be seen in Prince, a Tamil-Telugu bilingual, which is able to launch on Diwali. Directed by Anudeep KV, the film additionally has Sathyaraj and Maria Ryaboshapka in the lead roles. He additionally has motion pictures like Ayalan and Maaveeran in the pipeline.

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