Mansoor Ali Khan reacted to Trisha Krishnan’s outrage at his sexist, misogynistic comment on her.
Actor Mansoor Ali Khan, who’s getting brutally trolled for misogynistic remarks in opposition to his Leo co-star Trisha Krishnan on Tuesday, stated he received’t apologise as he didn’t “say something improper”. Addressing a press convention right here, Khan stated, “I didn’t imply personally. If there’s a rape or homicide scene is that actual in cinema? Does it imply raping somebody for actual? What does homicide in cinema imply? Does it imply they’re murdering somebody for actual? Why do I have to apologize? I didn’t say something improper. I respect all actresses.”
A video of Mansoor Ali Khan from one in every of his interviews surfaced on social media, the place he had hoped to have stated rape scene in ‘Leo’ starring Trisha identical to he had in older movies with stars like Khushboo and Roja.
“Once I heard that I used to be appearing with Trisha, I believed there can be a bed room scene within the movie. I believed that I may carry her to the bed room identical to I did with different actresses in my earlier motion pictures. I’ve accomplished so many rape scenes in plenty of motion pictures and it’s not new to me. However these guys didn’t even present Trisha to me on the units throughout the Kashmir schedule” Khan had stated
A number of days after Mansoor’s video, Trisha issued a robust assertion in opposition to him. “A latest video has come to my discover the place Mr. Mansoor Ali Khan has spoken about me in a vile and disgusting method. I strongly condemn this and discover it sexist, disrespectful, misogynistic, repulsive and in dangerous style. He can preserve wishing however I’m grateful by no means to have shared display screen area with somebody as pathetic as him and I’ll make sure that it by no means occurs for the remainder of my movie profession as effectively. Individuals like him convey a nasty identify to mankind.”
The South Indian Artistes Affiliation (SIAA), also called Nadigar Sangam on Sunday strongly condemned Mansoor for his crass and sexist feedback in opposition to Trisha and demanded a public apology from him.
To this Mansoor stated, “No matter they did is improper. They need to withdraw their assertion inside 4 hours. As a routine, they need to give an evidence letter to me asking for an evidence. They need to give an evidence or else I may file a defamation swimsuit additionally. I’m not criticising the Affiliation however this reply is for them. They need to observe the formality.”
(With inputs from ANI)