Chennai: Actor Kamal Hassan on Monday has come to the rescue of Actress Deepika amidst nationwide outrage and death threats saying her freedom should not be denied and that he wants her head “saved”.
In response to Haryana BJP leader’s tweet announcing a 10-crore bounty on the head of the actress, Kamal reportedly tweeted back saying he wants the actress head ‘saved’.
The actor tweeted, “I want Ms.Deepika’s head.. saved. Respect it more than her body. Even more her freedom. Do not deny her that.”
I wantMs.Deepika's head.. saved. Respect it more than her body.Even more her freedom. Do not deny her that.Many communities have apposed my films.Extremism in any debate is deplorable. Wake up cerebral India.Time to think. We've said enough. Listen Ma Bharat
— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) November 20, 2017
The actor also mentioned his various movies were also opposed by “many communities” adding that
“Extremism in any debate is deplorable. Wake up cerebral India. Time to think. We’ve said enough. Listen Ma Bharat.”
The controversial movie ‘Padmavati,’ starring Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh in the lead has been receiving threats from the Rajput community, demanding movie ban slated for release on 1 December. However, the producers have deferred the release date.
Rajput Karni Sena has earlier said they would punish the actress by chopping off her nose like Ravana’s sister Surpanakha was punished by Lakhshman in the epic Ramay