Kangana Ranaut is controversy's favourite child. She always makes headlines with her outspoken and irksome behavior, and this time too, she's making news but for all wrong reasons.
Apurva Asrani, the writer of her upcoming film ‘Simran’ has come out in the open to speak about the controversy over the writer’s credits.
In the recent poster of ‘Simran’, Kangana is named as the 'additional dialogue writer'. While Apurva does not mind Kangana being named as the 'additional dialogue writer', he is not happy that she is also sharing the credits as co-writer.
Apurva who has worked with Mehta on films like 'Shahid', 'CityLights and 'Aligarh' in the past, posted on Facebook regarding the controversy.
"I also wish that my dear friend Hansal shows some spine and either refuses or endorses my story," he added.
The writer also expressed his disappointment with the fact that Kangana has been claiming in her interviews that Hansal Mehta approached her with a one line screenplay of the film. In addition, she also claimed that the film initially was a gritty thriller then and it was she who converted it into a light-hearted film.
Some time back, Apurva shared the poster of the film by saying he has worked as the 'Story, Screenplay and Dialogue writer' in the film.
Drona director Goldie Behl also tweeted in support to Apurva:
To which Apurva said,