A few days after it was reported that actor turned humanitarian Sonu Sood gifted his son a car, Sood denied gifting his son the Rs. 3 crore swanky car on Father’s Day. The actor spoke to a leading Bollywood daily and claimed that he had brought the car home for trial and had not bought it. The actor also quashed the angle of Father’s Day gift.

Background

In a viral video, Sonu Sood, who is often seen winning the hearts of netizens through his charitable efforts, was seen gifting his son Ishant a luxury car by Mercedes called Maybach. As per the reports, the estimated cost of the luxurious decadence Sood has indulged in is around Rs. 3 crores. After the video was gone viral, several news platforms, including we at Shiksha News, featured the story. You can read the updated story here!

Details

Speaking to a leading Bollywood daily Spotboye, Sood denied the news of him buying his son a luxury car costing Rs. 3 crores. He said-

“There is no truth to this. I haven’t bought a car for my son. The car was brought to our home for a trial. We went on a test run. But that’s it. We didn’t buy the car.”

“Why would I gift my son on Father’s Day?” Sood asks

The actor further quashed the ‘Father’s Day angle’ that news media went with and said-

“Why would I give my son a car on Father’s Day? Shouldn’t he be giving me something? After all, it’s my day!”

Sood says time with two sons best Father’s Day gift

Sood also said that the best gift he could receive from his sons is they spend the day with me as he doesn’t have much time for them during a phase when they are growing up.

“Jokes aside, the best Father’s Day gift my two sons can give me is to spend the day with me. I hardly have any time for them. Now that they’re growing up, they have their own life. So, spending the day together is a luxury that I think I’ve earned myself.”


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“Positivity & love from needy the best gift I’ve received”: Sonu Sood

The Dabangg actor also shared how he was happy with the netizens’ response to the false news of him buying a luxurious car. He said how 90% of the comments he received were favourable. Sood said how majority of the comments were about how it was about time he did something for himself and his family.

“This positivity and unquestioning love that I’ve got during these months when I have reached out to people with a helping hand, are the best gift I’ve received in my life. No matter how much the skeptics try to influence public opinion against me, my good work won’t be doubted by my well-wishers out there.”


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“I have answers for those I’m answerable to”: Sood shuts people down

Sood here was referring to the recent queries people had on the resources for his charitable causes. To this, Sood also added-

“Let them ask the questions. I have the answers for those I am answerable to. The rest I don’t care about. The doubters can’t deter me from my work. I will continue to help the needy.”


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Boyfriend asks an iPhone from Sood for girlfriend, here’s what Sood replied

Sonu Sood is often sent messages on Twitter from needy whose demand range from essential medicines, to food packages to oxygen cylinders. Recently a twitter user had a demand for Sood, but quite unlike any other.

“भई मेरी गर्लफ्रैंड iphone मांग रही है,उसका कुछ हो सकता है? (brother, my girlfriend wants an iphone, can something be done), a Twitter user asked Sood.

To this Sood replied with, “उसका तो पता नहीं, अगर iphone दिया तो पर तेरा कुछ नहीं रहेगा (Not sure about her, but if I give iphone to her, you’ll be left with nothing)”.