Pawan Kalyan tells Sri Reddy to go to police for justice, not TV stations - Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

Pawan Kalyan tells Sri Reddy to go to police for justice, not TV stations

Hindustan Times | By, Chennai
Apr 15, 2018 02:55 PM IST

At a press meet on Saturday, Telugu actor Pawan Kalyan was asked about Sri Reddy’s protest.

Actor Pawan Kalyan had organised a protest in Hyderabad on Saturday against the rape of an 8-year-old child in Jammu. Here, the press had asked for his comments about actor Sri Reddy’s protest against sexual harassment in Telugu film industry. To this, he said, “If they want justice, they should go to police stations and the courts, not TV stations.”

Pawan Kalyan organised a protest in Hyderabad on Saturday against the rape of an 8-year-old child.
Pawan Kalyan organised a protest in Hyderabad on Saturday against the rape of an 8-year-old child.

The actor who was asking for stringent laws in the country for crimes against women to prevent further such horrific events also said, “It is of no use if she keeps talking on the television channels instead of fighting her case in courts. Media can only deliver a message. Only the government wings can give her justice.”

Discover the thrill of cricket like never before, exclusively on HT. Explore now!

Sri Reddy recently protested in front of the Telugu Film Chambers by stripping off her clothes. The actor then went on to accuse producer Suresh Babu’s son Abhiram of misbehaviour in an interview with a local news channel. She said that Abhiram had sexually exploited her.

Sri Reddy had also released screenshots of WhatsApp chat messages to the portal Telugu 360, which brought director Kona Venkat under the spotlight. After this, however, the actor has stayed away from the limelight.

The Telugu film chambers then set up CASH - Committee Against Sexual Harassment. “The chamber, as an umbrella takes responsibility of ensuing the implementation of Vishaka Guidelines, and make mandatory the establishment of CASH in production houses,” said a statement from the film body.

Follow @htshowbiz for more

Unlock a world of Benefits with HT! From insightful newsletters to real-time news alerts and a personalized news feed – it's all here, just a click away! - Login Now! Get more updates from Bollywood ,Hollywood, Music and Web Series along with Latest Entertainment News at Hindustan Times.
SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Share this article
SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Saturday, February 17, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On