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    The actor tried to portray the transient and non-deterministic nature of exit polls through his experience of an ex-girlfriend coming to him from her ex-boyfriend and then going on to finally marry someone else.

    New Delhi (Sputnik): Netizens are up in arms after a Bollywood actor, Vivek Oberoi, tweeted about his fellow actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.  

    After being criticised by the National Commission for Women (NCW), the actor had to delete the tweet widely described as something made in bad taste about one's old crush.

    ​The tweet was actually a meme segmented into three parts, showing Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with her former boyfriend Salman Khan (described as "Opinion Poll"), then with Vivek Oberoi (depicted as "Exit Poll") and finally posing with her husband Abhishek Bachchan ("Result"), son of Indian superstar Amitabh Bachchan.

    Oberoi has been castigated by netizens and celebrities alike.

    ​Extremely absurd of you to tweet this!! Disappointing!

    ​Distasteful. Move on Mr. Oberoi https://t.co/BbLskLUoLh

    ​When she is miss universe, padmashree awardee, always in news but you are just. #VivekOberoi pic.twitter.com/GZOjfTdsRE

    ​The actor also received some support for his tweet.

    ​Vivek Oberoi plays the character of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a Modi biopic that is due to  be released soon.


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