Curated By: Shrishti Negi
Last Updated: November 21, 2023, 12:59 IST
Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi has come out in support of Trisha Krishnan after her Leo co-star Mansoor Ali Khan made “sexist” comments about her. Chiranjeevi on Tuesday issued a statement on his official X account and called Mansoor out for his “disgusting” comments on the South actress.
Chiranjeevi Supports Trisha
The actor wrote on X, “My attention was drawn to some reprehensible comments made by actor Mansoor Ali Khan about Trisha. The comments are distasteful and disgusting not just for an Artiste but for any woman or girl. These comments must be condemned in the strongest words. They reek of perversion. I stand with @trishtrashers and every woman who has to be subject to such horrid comments.”
What Did Mansoor Ali Khan Say About Trisha?
In a recent interview, Mansoor talked about about missing the opportunity to share a “bedroom scene” with Trisha, adding that he has done his share of “rape scenes”. His comments received a major backlash on social media.
Trisha Criticised Mansoor Ali Khan
Taking to her X account, Trisha slammed Mansoor Ali Khan for his comments. She called him a ‘pathetic’ man and said she would ensure they would never work together. She wrote: “A recent video has come to my notice where Mr. Mansoor Ali Khan has spoken about me in a vile and disgusting manner. I strongly condemn this and find it sexist, disrespectful, misogynistic, repulsive and in bad taste. He can keep wishing but I am grateful never to have shared screen space with someone as pathetic as him and I will make sure it never happens for the rest of my film career as well. People like him bring a bad name to mankind.”