Sri Reddy, who staged a semi-strip in protest, in front of the Telugu Film Chambers, as part of her struggle against the Casting Couch, has already created lot of buzz in Tollywood. Recently Jeevitha Rajasekahar shared a video of Sri Reddy during an interview that went viral. Now YSRCP MLA and actress Roja opened up about casting couch in Telugu Film Industry and supported Jeevitha and Dr. Rajasekhar.
Roja gave an interview to one of the web Channel and talked about Jeevitha and Rajasekhar controversy. Roja said, “ Dr. Rajasekhar is very good person. I know him personally and my husband Selvamani is also very close to Rajasekhar. Both are good friends. I have acted with Rajasekhar in two movies. Rajasekhar never used to come out without his wife Jeevitha during that time and now he also doesn’t come with his daughters. “
Now Sri Reddy made sensational comment on Roja. She wrote on the wall of Facebook, “Roja garu full covering lu bagane isthuru,industry lo casting couch ledha? Vayammaaa..27 years aindhanta ame industry ki vachi..aameni evvaru kelakaledhata,wahhhwa wahhhwa..Meru yevariki nachaledhemo kompadeesi?? buradha vesana thalli industry midha??motham industry report ready avuthundhi..natho vadhamma ne lolli..#nagbaby.”
Sri Reddy’s protest against casting couch in Telugu film industry resulted in the formation of Committee against Sexual Harassment. The Telugu Film industry is currently in the process of conducting various meetings with different women groups within the industry to understand in greater depth their specific issues.