Ram Gopal Varma was seen taking the web by a great storm after the filmmaker announced his exit from Twitter. The news did come as a shock to many – given that RGV was quite popular and active on Twitter. Talking to a leading daily, Ram Gopal Varma said, “Trollers and controversies never bothered me and they are not the reason why I decided to quit Twitter. I had better reasons to quit.”
He further elaborated by saying, “For starters, I was living only in the twitter world.I just wanted to change my world and that can only happen if I completely isolate myself.” RGV also went on to say that he has now found other things more interesting than Twitter. “I will be more active on the social media than I was on Twitter but in a very serious way, whether it’s films or web series or short films. Instead of tweets, I want to communicate through pictures and videos on Instagram.”
When asked if he has any regrets about his several controversial tweets, he said, “None at all, except when I picked Tiger Shroff for no reason. I regret that. But what’s done is done. I now look forward to making my web series Guns & Thighs. The digital world is a direct connection between filmmaker and viewers. Unlike a tweet which can be misconstrued or carelessly put, even a short film, due to an elaborate creative process involved will put it out more effectively than a hastily written tweet.