Director Priyadarshan, in a recent
interview to a national daily, has
stated that he is the only south
Indian director to have survived
in Bollywood. According to him,
Bollywood terms him as stereotypical
for working on comedies and remakes.
He says that all this allegations
have stemmed from the fact that
Bollywood is jealous of his growth.
Priyadarshan was quoted as saying,
“The whole problem is that,
unfortunately I have been successful.
In the history of Indian cinema
I am the only South Indian director
who has survived for 12 years and
has made 25 films in Bollywood.
It is jealousy that leads people
to tarnish you.”