Kangana Ranaut, Vikas Bahl Among Other Members Of 'Queen' Unit Speak Out Against The Delhi Gang Rape Incident

The cast and crew of the film, 'Queen', starring Kangana Ranaut, decided to wear black on Thursday as a mark of protest against the recent Delhi gang rape incident.

Everyone including director Vikas Bahl and Kangana, wore black to the sets. The director was quoted saying that they were sitting around wondering what they could do to keep up the momentum of the protests so instead of stopping work, they decided to wear black for a day. 
 
He further stated that not allowing girls to go out in the night, is not the solution and that they should be able to go out on the roads at 2 am and feel safe. Vikas was chanting, 'Kill the bastards, or castrate them' during the protests. Kangana was quoted saying that the system needs to changed and that there should be stricter laws brought in. She further said that it's the people, that she gives her vote to, and dedicates a portion of her income to, who should make sure this doesn't happen again. The incident has been condemned all across Bollywood. Jaya Bachchan even raised the issue at the Rajya Sabha a few days ago. 

--

Did you know that you can get stories like this on the Yahoo mail app?
Download it here.

Yahoo Cricket

Latest News

  • 'Demonte Colony' performs well at box office

    Chennai, May 30 (IANS) Tamil horror-thriller "Demonte Colony", which features actor Arulnithi in the lead, has raked in approximately Rs.6 crore in its first week in Tamil Nadu. "The film has opened to phenomenal numbers. It is already a hit and continues to run to packed houses," trade analyst Trinath told IANS. …

  • Makers of 'Kashmora' use 360-degree camera rig

    Chennai, May 30 (IANS) The makers of actor Karthi-starrer Tamil romantic-drama "Kashmora" claim theirs is the first Indian film to use a 360-degree omni-directional camera rig for shooting a particular sequence. "First time we are using 360-degree omnidirectional camera rig for a particular sequence. …

  • Shilpa Shetty takes Bollywood to London via radio

    Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty, who found popularity in Britain after winning a season of "Celebrity Big Brother" in 2007, has turned into a radio jockey to talk about Bollywood with the people in London. The actress, who is married to businessman Raj Kundra, took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share details of the show, which will go live in September. Goes on air in Sept," Shilpa tweeted. …

  • 'Gabbar Singh 2' goes on floors, Pawan to soon join

    Chennai, May 30 (IANS) The much-delayed sequel to Telugu blockbuster "Gabbar Singh" finally went on floors on Friday at Malshej Ghats in Maharashtra. Actor Pawan Kalyan, who plays the lead, is expected to join the shoot soon. Pawan Kalyan is expected to join the sets from the first week of June," a source from the film's unit told IANS. …

  • Lookup, and shop from home!

    Messaging app Lookup has introduced its SMS and WhatsApp version Lookup LITE, which helps users to chat with local stores in their vicinity and also with the its team of experts, that will be available to assist them in their purchase decisions. With Lookup, India can finally say hello to a new and revolutionised way of local shopping," Deepak Ravindran, founder and CEO, Lookup, said in a statement. …

  • Actor Dustin Diamond not guilty of felony in stabbing case

    A Wisconsin jury late on Friday found Actor Dustin Diamond, who played the nerdy Screech in the early '90s sitcom "Saved by the Bell," not guilty of a felony charge stemming from the stabbing of a man during a Christmas bar fight, court records show. After several hours of deliberation, jurors found Diamond, 38, not guilty of recklessly endangering public safety, but guilty on two misdemeanor counts of carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct over the Dec. 25 incident, Ozaukee County …

  • Aamir Khan assures help in making Maharashtra 'waste-free'

    Mumbai, May 30 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has assured his help to make Maharashtra the first 'waste-free' region of the country and has asked citizens to adopt a combination of modern and conventional methods to tackle the issue. Aamir added that passion was necessary to make the �Swachh Maharashtra� drive a success. "If we start to address this issue of wastage in Maharashtra, then the state will become a symbol and inspiration for the whole country. …

  • 'Manhattanhenge' to bathe New York streets in sunburst of colour
    'Manhattanhenge' to bathe New York streets in sunburst of colour

    By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of camera-toting tourists, commuters and residents will catch a glimpse of the setting sun framed perfectly in New York's east-west street grid on Friday evening, when an annual phenomenon known as "Manhattanhenge" captivates the city. The precise alignment of the glowing sun with Manhattan's east-west thoroughfares occurs on Friday and Saturday at 8:12 p.m. (05:42 am IST), according to Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the American Museum of …

Loading...