Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar took to Twitter to express his feelings of shock and disgust after witnessing a disturbing video of brutality against women in Manipur. The viral video showed women being paraded nude and allegedly gang-raped, sparking widespread indignation and online protests.
A Strong Message
In his tweet, Akshay Kumar condemned the violent act and called for harsh punishment for the culprits involved. His powerful message garnered support from many, with people respecting him for speaking out against the gruesome act.
Joining the Online Protests
Akshay Kumar is not alone in raising his voice against the incident. Bollywood actress Richa Chadha also expressed her outrage in a tweet, calling the video “Shameful! Horrific! Lawless!”
Chief Minister’s Reaction
Manipur’s Chief Minister, N Biren Singh, referred to the incident as a “crime against humanity” and demanded an immediate investigation into the matter.
Unrest in Manipur
The incident occurred nearly three months after violence broke out in Manipur, with ongoing racial fights between the Meiteis and Kukis. The bloodshed has claimed the lives of more than 160 people.
Akshay Kumar’s Upcoming Movie
Amid the social media uproar, Akshay Kumar’s new movie ‘OMG 2’ is set to be released next month. The film, featuring him as Lord Shiva, is a follow-up to his critically acclaimed 2012 film and also stars Pankaj Tripathi, Yami Gautam, and Arun Govil. The premiere date for ‘OMG 2’ is scheduled for August 11.
Online Awareness and Support
The incident has garnered significant attention on social media platforms, with people using the hashtag #ManipurViolence to spread awareness and demand justice for the victims.
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