Friday, February 02, 2007
Vivek Oberoi may be maintaining a low profile but that hasn't stopped the industry from standing up for him. Lately there have been a spate of controversies surrounding Vivek. It started off with a rumour about Sanjay Dutt, his co star in Shoot Out At Lokhandwala being upset with him over girlfriend Manyata.
Yet another story that did the rounds was that Vivek was on a depression mode post the engagement of Abhishek-Ash. And now recently, there's news of Salman Khan snubbing Vivek in Dubai .
Sources close to Vivek laugh off all these rumours, "These stories are being blown out of proportion just because the once media friendly Vivek is not accessible to anyone anymore. Since there is no access to him, people are adding two and two and coming up with twenty two."
Vivek of course is unaffected by all this and continues to maintain a dignified silence. But that hasn't stopped his supporters from taking a stand. In fact, when the Manyata issue was blown out of proportion, Sanjay Dutt himself spoke to the media and clarified that Vivek was like a brother to him&all reports were false.
"Even stories about Vivek going into depression post the Abhi-Ash engagement is being laughed off by the Dubai unit of Feroz Nadiadwala's Fool And Final," Says a unit member who is back from the hectic schedule, "We had a blast shooting with Vivek in Dubai . Vivek is very focused on his career. He was shooting non-stop and hitting the club in the night with all of us. The Abhi- Ash was bound to happen sooner or later. In fact, not once did we see him upset or depressed over it. He was the life of the set, making all of us laugh and making sure we had a blast."
"Even reports about Salman ignoring Vivek in Dubai seem so incongruous," He adds. "We were shooting with him all the time and not once did Vivek approach Salman, nor did they ever cross paths, so the question of snubbing does not arise at all."
In fact a director close to both of the actors says, "This story circulating about them is so amusing. They have both moved on with their lives and are busy with their respective careers."
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