This I-Day, Amitabh Bachchan wishes India were free of rape, promotes Pink

  • IANS, Mumbai
  • Updated: Aug 14, 2016 19:04 IST
Pink will arrive in theatres this September. (Twitter)

For Independence Day, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who campaigns for various social causes, has expressed hope that India be free of rape.

“Independence Day 15th August pledge... May India be independent from rape... Bharat aazad ho rape se,” tweeted the 73-year-old, who also took the opportunity to share the poster of his upcoming thriller Pink.

The movie is about three women, and its trailer hints that it deals with a case involving sexual assault in which Bachchan plays a lawyer.

Read: Pink trailer: Amitabh Bachchan asks Taapsee Pannu tough questions

The actor also re-tweeted a message by writer-comedian Radhika Vaz, and asked his followers to always remember it by captioning the message as “Say it again...”

Read: Amitabh Bachchan painted Delhi Pink and no one came to know

“A woman’s body is not a democracy, it’s a dictatorship, and its about time the dictator took charge,” read the message.

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