Reddit Thinks Dadasaheb Phalke Must Be Turning In His Grave After Seeing Sandeep Reddy Vanga Win Award For Animal

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Reddit Thinks Dadasaheb Phalke Must Be Turning In His Grave After Seeing Sandeep Reddy Vanga Win Award For Animal

The glitz and glamour of the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2024 lit up Mumbai on Tuesday evening, drawing a star-studded crowd that included the likes of Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor, and many more. Amidst the anticipation and excitement, the award for Best Director was eagerly awaited, ultimately landing in the hands of none other than Sandeep Reddy Vanga, the director behind “Animal.” However, the internet had quite a bit to say about this development.

Sandeep Vanga wins Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Best Director 2024
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One user pointed out the potential confusion surrounding the award, noting that the headline might lead readers to believe that Vanga had received the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award itself, rather than an international iteration. Another user echoed this sentiment, highlighting the distinction and adding a jab about the show’s track record, including a peculiar Best Actor win for Ranbir Kapoor in “Brahmastra.”

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A sense of sarcasm permeated the online discourse, with one user humorously remarking on the perceived low standards of the awards show, quipping that “the bar is in hell.” Another user joked about the potential PR spin that might accompany Vanga’s win, envisioning claims of an award surpassing even the likes of an Oscar.

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Some comments took a more critical tone, expressing relief that Vanga did not win and suggesting that his style of filmmaking perpetuates harmful stereotypes and behaviors. Others invoked the legacy of Dadasaheb Phalke himself, lamenting what they saw as a deviation from his values.

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Overall, the internet’s reaction to Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s Best Director win at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2024 was varied, ranging from humorous observations to pointed critiques of the filmmaker’s work and the award show itself. Notably, Animal was the only A-rated movie that reached the box office benchmark of the highest grosser of the year.

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