This week we were shaken by a piece news that has left us and the film industry shocked. A popular Malayalam film actress was abducted in her own car and harassed by few men while she was returning from her film shoot. The accused men even recorded videos and clicked pictures of the actress. This horrendous incident that a very popular personality of the country had to face has led many in the country question safety of women in this nation.
While social media is used largely by celebrities to post pictures from their movie shoot and holidays, they even talk about various issues and concerns that our country and the world today face. When celebs use their social media platforms to speak about these issues, it reaches a large audience and people listen. So, when the South stars heard about what their colleague and friend went through, they used their social handles to show solidarity towards the actress.
Here are a few of the posts by celebrities:
The actor posted a status condemning the cowardly act by the men and called for exemplary punishment for the culprits. Here is what Mohanlal had to say:
Prithviraj who was horrified when he heard this news and extended support to his friend calling her brave, which she so evidently is. Here is what he had to say:
DQ requested all the men and boys to be vigilant and always respect women. The actor had this to say about the incident:
According to actor Nivin Pauly, "Violence is the weakest form of strength". He called out the criminals involved and said that they have failed in their attempt to scare a girl but instead have only strengthened her. Here is what the actor had to say:
Aju Varghese posted a facebook status along with a quote from the movie Pink. Take a look at what the actor thought about the incident:
Here's hoping the actress emerges stronger from this dastardly act and continues doing what she loves the most, act.