Hrithik, Akshay condemn Bengaluru molestation incident


Bollywood celebrities took to their social media account to condemn the Bengaluru molestation case. The shameful and horrifying incident took place on New Year eve. The incident was captured in the CCTV camera of a resident of the area. Four people were arrested in Bengaluru molestation case.

After the video footage went viral, common people as well as celebs expressed their outrage over the gruesome incident.

Here’s what they have said in their tweet:

Veteran filmmaker Shekhar Kapur tweeted, "When will it stop? How long will our society go on blaming women for assaults upon them? Bengaluru shame."

Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar called the incident a 'gender terrorism'. "This is not molestation. It's gender terrorism. empowered by the misogynistic mentality of powers-that-be. Wake up," he tweeted.

Veteran screenwriter Salim Khan urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the issue immediately. "Honourable PM Narendra bhai, you have time and again mentioned that India's youth will drive the country forward. It's a shame what the youth have done in Bengaluru. Such acts are happening repeatedly all over. We were also young once, but never have such things happened," Salim tweeted on Tuesday.

Actor Akshay Kumar posted a video on the micro-blogging site. In the video, Akshay said, "Today I am feeling ashamed of being a human. I came from a small family holiday from Capetown and wished all a Happy New Year. While walking through airport, I was carrying my daughter in my arms and suddenly saw one news on TV where I saw few people's molestation act.

"After watching that don't know how you all felt, but I have lost my temper. Even if I was not the father of a daughter, I will say that a society, which can't respect its women, has no right to call itself a human society."

Akshay shared that the "worst part is that few people have hold status of justifying this molestation act." "Why she donned less clothes? Why she went outside in night? Such people should feel ashamed. It's not the girls' clothes, it's your mentality that is short," he said.

During the song launch of his upcoming film ‘Kaabil’. When Hrithik Roshan was asked about the molestation case, he said, “I feel very strongly as a father, as the member of the society that if something like this is happening in an environment so close to me then I definitely am impacted and affected and I must do something about it.”

Actress Alia Bhatt called it a "disgusting" act.

Kriti Sanon said that "girls must learn some form of self defence."

Actress Swara Bhaskar said, "There is a problem with Indian parenting.. lets wake up to it and change it. Bangalore."