Better to sell pakodas than follow Priya Varrier, says BJP leader

According to BJP leader Sanjiv Mishra, youth who melt after watching Priya Varrier’s wink in the video clip from a Malayalam song deserves to sell ‘<i>pakodas</i>’

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One-night sensation Malayalam actress Priya Prakash is once again in the news. A leader of BJP Sanjiv Mishra from Hoshangabad in Madhya Pradesh said that in a country, if girl get a lakh of followers by just a wink, then youths of that country are eligible only for selling pakodas (fritters). He further said that he has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking for a ban on the song as board exams are near.


Earlier to this, a group of Muslim youth from Hyderabad had also asked for a ban on the film accusing it of hurting religious sentiments. The director of Oru Adaar Love, Omar Lulu said that there is nothing in the song that is controversial.

18-year-old Priya Prakash Varrier lives in Thrissur, Kerala. She is pursuing B Com first year from Vimla College in Thrissur. She will be debuting in the Malyalam film, Oru Adaar Love which is slated for a release on 3rd of March 2018. The film is a romantic comedy based on school romance. She is playing a role of a student in her debut film. The song, which has made her famous all over the country via memes based on her wink sequence, is featured in the movie.

Translated by Zaheeb Ajmal.

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