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Radha Ravi Is A Repeat Offender, Vishal Krishna Lashes Out

Subhash K . Jha

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Veteran  Tamil  actor and DMK member  Radha  Ravi’s  sickening misogyny was on  full display on a public  platform when he  ridiculed  actress Nayanthara  .

Radha Ravi said, “Nayanthara acts as a ghost, and then she goes on to act as Sita as well. She acts as Sita! Earlier, to play the role of a goddess, they would look for [someone like] KR Vijaya. Now, anyone can be cast to play a goddess. They can cast someone who you want to pray to when you look at them, they can also cast someone you want to call towards you when you see them!”

While the DMK has acted swiftly by  dismissing  Radha from the party, the Tamil film  industry  plans to  completely boycott the  misogynist actor.

 Tamil star-actor  Vishal Krishna  who is Vice President  of  the Tamil  Film Producers’ Council(TFPC)  feels it’s  time  to take  the strongest action against  people in  positions  of responsibility who speak  disrespectfully of women.

Says  Vishal, “This  senior actor  is no stranger  to offensive  suggestive remarks  about women. This  is  not  the  first time he  has spoken like this, nor is it  the last time unless we take strong action against him. He  has done this  time and again.”

Vishal feels those who  clapped at  the  event when Ravi spoke should also be condemned. “If you enjoy women being insulted then you are no less misogynist than the person talking rubbish about a woman.”

Richa Chadha  who has worked recently  in  the South  on a  bio-pic  on controversial actress  Shakeela  says she  has encountered  nothing  but the utmost respect  from every  quarters.

Says Richa, “I applaud the DMK party for suspending him. Anyone that makes disrespectful comments about women, cannot be excused. Everyday sexism and blatant misogyny have no place in a modern society.”

Adds veteran Tamil actress Khushboo, “Radha Ravi’s comments  were  absolutely distasteful, shocked by his statement.When men fail at words they resort to body shaming and character assassinate,  appalled by his words.”

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