Kamal Haasan names Malayalam actress for allegedly abducted and sexual assaulted

Vastavam web:  Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan has kicked up a furore by naming the Malayalam actress who was allegedly abducted and sexual assaulted in Kerala.

While speaking to the media about the incident, Haasan identified her, and when it was pointed out that he shouldn’t have named the actress, he said he had not done anything wrong.He was asked about women’s safety in the film industry in the light of the incident in Kerala where actor Dileep has been arrested for conspiring with the prime accused in the assault and abduction of the actress.Haasan said not just the safety of actresses but that of all women was important to him.”It’s not about actresses alone. We’re not supporting her (he named the actress) because she’s an actress,” he said.

“It doesn’t matter if I have used the name. You have put out her name everywhere. Do not hide the name as there is nothing wrong with it. If you want to call her Draupadi, call her Draupadi. Don’t call her ‘a female’,” he said.