Megastar Chiranjeevi has joined the chorus of condemnation against actor Mansoor Ali Khan for his derogatory remarks about Trisha. After Trisha publicly denounced Mansoor for his inappropriate comments, Chiranjeevi expressed his solidarity, branding Mansoor’s words as “reprehensible” and “disgusting.”
In a heartfelt post, Chiranjeevi emphasized the need to condemn such comments vehemently, stating that they are offensive not just for artists but for any woman. The veteran actor’s support for Trisha comes in the wake of her firm decision to refrain from working with Mansoor following his lewd comments.
My attention was drawn to some reprehensible comments made by actor Mansoor Ali Khan about Trisha.
The comments are distasteful and disgusting not just for an Artiste but for any woman or girl. These comments must be condemned in the strongest words. They reek of perversion.…
— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) November 21, 2023
Chiranjeevi’s stance aligns with other industry figures, including Trisha’s Leo director Lokesh Kanagaraj, who condemned Mansoor’s misogynistic remarks. Kanagaraj stressed the non-negotiable importance of respecting women in the industry.
Additionally, the National Commission for Women (NCW) took swift action, expressing deep concern over Mansoor’s comments and directing the police to invoke relevant laws. The NCW highlighted the need to denounce such remarks that normalize violence against women, invoking Section 509B of the Indian Penal Code.
The incident underscores the industry’s responsibility to address and condemn disrespectful behavior, promoting a culture of respect and equality.