By Jyothi Venkatesh
According to Hindu.com, the Chennai city police have booked actor Mansoor Ali Khan for allegedly making derogatory remarks against actor Trisha Krishnan. The action was taken following an order of Director-General of Police Shankar Jiwal. Taking Suo motu cognizance of the matter, the National Commission for Women (NCW) issued a direction to the Tamil Nadu police to register a case against the actor.
At a recent event, Mansoor said he and Trisha didn’t share any screen space in the film Leo. He also made “disrespectful” remarks about her. Besides Trisha, several other celebrities, including actor Kushboo, director Lokesh Kanagaraj, and singer Chinmayi, have also condemned his remarks.
Sources said the Thousand Lights All-Women Police booked Mansoor Khan under Sections 354 A (sexual harassment) and 509 (word, gesture, or act intended to outrage the modesty of a woman) of the Indian Penal Code.