Director Harish Shankar of Duvvada Jagannadham has been criticized by media for making a caste based controversial statement.
At the pre-release function of Allu Arjun’s DJ, director Harish Shankar reportedly said that Brahmins can speak pure Telugu because they are vegetarians.
Speaking at the event He said When Allu Arjun asked him how do they speak the language flawlessly? He said because they don’t eat non-vegetarian food and then Allu Arjun stopped eating non-vegetarian food, said, Harish Shankar.
Some print media started highlighting this, rising curtain of controversy.