Ram Gopal Varma has expressed his views on award events and functions. He questioned their relevance and whether they were required.
Reported in the Asian Age, Varma used Aamir Khan as an example to prove a point. In a tweet Varma said, “Fact that Aamir Khan, the greatest filmmaker of India does not attend any award events, including national award speaks, about those events.”
Continuing to praise Khan and his ability to making great films without the need to receive awards or attend award ceremonies. “Highest quality films are made by Aamir and that he doesn’t care to be measured by any Indian award committee, including National (Awards) speaks loud.”