Mansoor Ali Khan, from the film ‘Leo,’ faced backlash for comments about co-star Trisha Krishnan, leading to controversy. He clarified on social media, stating his intention was to praise her role, comparing it to Hanuman lifting a mountain, but claimed his words were edited out of context.
He expressed respect for Trisha and regretted the misrepresentation causing the uproar, denying any intent to disrespect her. Speaking in Tamil, he felt misunderstood, alleging a smear campaign against him, impacting his film work.
He emphasized his respect for women and highlighted his past collaborations without any disrespect. Mansoor defended his humanitarian efforts and character, considering the situation a defamation.
His initial remarks, mentioning a scene’s absence and past roles involving sensitive themes, had sparked criticism from various quarters.