Kamal Haasan is one actor who has never minced his words! The 62-year-old actor has come out in the open and extended support to the Malayalam actress who was abducted and molested in a moving car by four men. It is the same case for which superstar Dileep has been arrested. On Wednesday (July 12) a press meet was held in which the veteran actor spoke about several issues. But the shocking part of the conference was when Kamal Haasan revealed the identity of the actress. Also Read - Govt Must Conduct Tamil Nadu Class 12 Board Exams Even If It Gets Delayed, Says Kamal Haasan
While talking about the horrific incident (Malayalam actress’ abduction case) Kamal Haasan said, “We are not supporting (actress’ name) just because she is an actress. It’s a prime duty of every man to ensure women’s safety.” The moment the superstar revealed the actress’ identity, the reporters pointed out to the actor that he is not suppose mention her name he immediately replied, “It doesn’t matter. Don’t hide the name, you have put her name and nothing wrong with it. If you want to call her Draupati, call her Draupati.” (ALSO READ: Dileep’s Manager Appunni Goes Missing Post The Superstar’s Arrest – Read Details) Also Read - Shankar vs Lyca Productions: Director Blames Indian 2-Delay on Kamal Haasan After Producers Move Court
When Dileep had made derogatory comments about her and the prime accused Pulsar Suni, the media was asked to withhold the actress’ name while reporting about the incident. The victim had confirmed about the same to The News Minute (TNM) that she does not want to be named. When actor Aju Varghese had revealed the actress’ identity on social media platform, The Women in Cinema Collective filed a complaint against him. The actor later apologised claiming he was unaware of the law. (ALSO READ: Malayalam Actress Abduction And Molestation Case: Dileep Paid Rs 1.5 Crore To Record A Video And Click Nude Pictures Of The Victim?) Also Read - Coimbatore South Election Result: BJP's Vanathi Srinivasan Wins
We wonder if Kamal Haasan will have to face any repercussions after the naming the Malayalam actress publicly.