Rani Lakshmi Bai used her sword to fight, Sri Reddy is using her body

Rani Lakshmi Bai used her sword to fight, Sri Reddy is using her body It is known news that  Telugu actress Sri Reddy  stripped her clothes to protest against casting couch in Tollywood in front of the office of Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce on 7th April. Now it seem she has found support from controversial film maker Ram Gopal Varma.  In a series of tweets RGV has commended the actress for outraging against the exploitation of female artists and technicians in the Telugu film industry and also deemed her achievement as a sensational and blockbuster victory.

RGV tweeted, “Hey @MsSriReddy I respect you for taking such immensely courageous decisions and I salute you for achieving such a sensational and BLOCKBUSTER ViCTORY.”

“To historically compare the victory of @MsSriReddy …Jhansi Lakshmi Bai used her sword as a weapon to fight for her kingdom and Sri Lakshmi Bai used her own body as a weapon to fight the Maledom in the film industry.”

“To historically compare the victory of @MsSriReddy …Jhansi Lakshmi Bai used her sword as a weapon to fight for her kingdom and Sri Lakshmi Bai used her own body as a weapon to fight the Maledom in the film industry.”

“The courageousness of @MsSriReddy to strip to get attention towards the casting couch exploitation managed to raise the attention of NHRC and this is an amazing achievement.”

“Those who thought @MsSriReddy was wrong in stripping can’t deny,its only that shock which woke up both national and international communities ..Sri Reddy’s mother should be proud of what her daughter achieved for film industry in general and aspiring actresses in particular.”

“Casting couch existed ever since the advent of Cinema a 100 years back ..Not getting into individual allegations @MsSriReddy has drawn more attention to the evils of Casting Couch than anyone in the last 100 years and I salute her for that.”

Recently the actress  accused producer Suresh Babu’s son and  Baahubali actor Rana Daggubati’s brother Abhiram Daggubati of sexually harassing her. She further claimed that Kona Venkat raped her.  She has also accused director Sekhar Kammula and VV Vinayak  of casting couch and Indian Idol winner and  singer Sreeram Chandra of sending lewd messages to her.