Aspiring Telugu actress Sri Reddy who staged a strip protest against sexual harassment in the film industry has made some shocking revelations. The actress has alleged that the son of a leading Tollywood producer exploited her sexually.
Reddy while talking to News 18 made the revelations which sent shockwaves across the country. She said that Suresh Babu’s son had raped her inside the studio while she was looking for work.
Though the actress initially didn’t reveal the name of the person she was accusing, she shared intimate pictures with an actor on Twitter. She captioned the pictures as,’’ Whoever leaked these, wait for my turn for #SriReddyLeaks Coming Soon.. I won't forgive you people this time !!!!!!!’’
Whoever leaked these, wait for my turn for #SriReddyLeaks Coming Soon.. I won't forgive you people this time !!!!!!! #SriReddy #SriLeaks pic.twitter.com/W8C0ZsJnly— Sri Reddy (@srireddyleaks) April 11, 2018
Sri Reddy had earlier shared the screenshots of her conversation with an Indian Idol fame singer on social media. She had accused the singer of sending lewd messages to her.
The actress also took the name of a leading director and stated that he sought sexual favours from her.
Bollywood filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma, who is known for his controversial comments, took to Twitter to say that Reddy had become a national celebrity.
Sri Reddy has become a national celebrity..People in Mumbai,who don’t even know Pawan Kalyan are talking about Sri Reddy— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) April 8, 2018
Film body Movie Artistes’ Association (MAA) has banned the actress for her actions and said that actors who decide to work with her would have their membership suspended.
Sri Reddy’s accusations have stirred a hornet’s nest, and once again brought in limelight the rampant issue of casting couch in our film industries.