Actor R Madhavan set the record straight after his seemingly nasty spat with author Chetan Bhagat on Twitter. He confirmed speculation that it was part of the ‘publicity drill’ for their recently-released Netflix series Decoupled.
Replying to a fan, Madhavan wrote, “Hey of course it’s scripted. @chetan_bhagat is my bro… we are just doing the publicity drill.” Chetan replied to the actor, “(Heart emoji) you bro.”
Twitter users reacted to the revelation. “Great tactic ngl, searching about the series now after watching y’all beef,” one said. “The usage of emojis gave it up. Should have adopted a more passive-aggressive emoji,” another advised him. “A friendly banter doesn’t hurt much even if it’s scripted,” a third wrote.
Madhavan and Chetan seemed to spar over the age-old ‘movies…