Chennai: Director Lokesh Kanagaraj has openly criticised actor Mansoor Ali Khan for his anti-women remarks. Expressing his support for actress Trisha, Lokesh condemned Mansoor’s comments as misogynistic, expressing his disappointment and anger towards the insensitive remarks.
The incident gained attention when Trisha herself responded to Mansoor’s comments. Trisha mentioned on social media that she had recently come across a video where Mansoor spoke negatively about her. She expressed relief that she had not shared screen space with someone holding such views, referring to Mansoor as a misogynist.
A recent video has come to my notice where Mr.Mansoor Ali Khan has spoken about me in a vile and disgusting manner.I strongly condemn this and find it sexist,disrespectful,misogynistic,repulsive and in bad taste.He can keep wishing but I am grateful never to have shared screen…
— Trish (@trishtrashers) November 18, 2023
Director Lokesh Kanagaraj retweeted her statement, highlighting the stand against offensive and disrespectful remarks.
Disheartened and enraged to hear the misogynistic comments made by Mr.Mansoor Ali Khan, given that we all worked in the same team. Respect for women, fellow artists and professionals should be a non-negotiable in any industry and I absolutely condemn this behaviour. https://t.co/PBlMzsoDZ3
— Lokesh Kanagaraj (@Dir_Lokesh) November 18, 2023