The assaulted actor, who has lodged a police complaint after a group of assailants barged into her car, assaulted her and took pictures and videos, has found tremendous support from her colleagues in Mollywood. Scores of people have also rallied behind her on the social media and have demanded that the culprits be brought to book immediately.
Prithviraj, who was to star with her in his new film, took to Facebook and said that the incident makes him ‘hang his head in shame’. “ Yes..please let us have an effective investigation in place and please let’s bring the bastards to justice asap..but please..let us also not allow anyone..ANYONE..to celebrate someone else’s misfortune. WITH YOU…..will look forward to hanging with you as soon as you’re up to it..and yeah..be who you are..and don’t let today dictate the rest of your life,” stated Prithvi.
AMMA President Innocent said that he is constantly in touch with the police to ensure that justice is served. Director Priyadarshan wondered aloud how safe ordinary women would be, if this was something that happens to a celebrity. Film maker Vinayan said that he suspected that there was a conspiracy behind the incident.
Dubbing artiste Bhagyalekshmi turned all emotional while interacting with a television channel and said that the time has come when the girls themselves should learn to deal with these men. While actor Bhama said that she was shell shocked that this was happening in Kerala, activist-actor Parvathy said that the public shaming that accompanies such incidents boosted the confidence of the perpetrators.