Kangana Ranaut dodged a question on Hrithik Roshan while asking for privacy from media.
Kangana Ranaut dodged a question on Hrithik Roshan while asking for privacy from media.

Kangana Ranaut on Hrithik Roshan: I need space, it can be overwhelming

Hrithik had sent a legal notice to Kangana last month, demanding an ‘unconditional apology’ for a ‘defaming’ remark in an interview where she allegedly referred to him as “silly ex”. Kangana, however, retaliated with a 21-page reply, charging Hrithik with “intimidation and threat”.
By HT Correspondent | PTI, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2016 03:57 PM IST

Keeping mum on questions pertaining to her legal battle with actor Hrithik Roshan, actress Kangana Ranaut on Tuesday asked media to give celebrities their personal space. The Tanu Weds Manu Returns star was quizzed about her recent controversy involving Hrithik, where the duo had sent legal notices to each other.

Read: Hrithik Roshan and his women

Kangana, however, chose to ignore the question. When prodded further, the Queen actress said people should respect the private life of a celebrity. “Sometimes you guys (the media) have to allow that sort of personal space to a celebrity also. It can be very overwhelming. Strong just doesn’t mean you walk through life without being affected or intimidated. Being strong means standing up amid things in spite of all of this,” she told reporters.

Indian Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut looks on during a promotional event in Mumbai. (AFP)
Indian Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut looks on during a promotional event in Mumbai. (AFP)

Hrithik, 42, had sent a legal notice to Kangana last month, demanding an ‘unconditional apology’ for a ‘defaming’ remark in an interview where she allegedly referred to him as “silly ex”. Kangana, however, retaliated with a 21-page reply, charging Hrithik with “intimidation and threat”.

Read: The ones who battled before Kangana and Hrithik

The 28-year-old actress said she was not shying away from talking about the issue but wants her own space as of now. “... So you have got to give us a little more personal space. It is not that I won’t talk about it, I will, but as of now please grant me that space and let’s talk about what we are here for.”

The actress was speaking at an event where she was named the new brand ambassador for a fashion brand, Melange by Lifestyle. Lawyers of both the stars had earlier said there is a need for a closure to the matter which had turned “ugly”.

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