Celebri­ties join protests against re­cent rape cases

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - Live - - FRONT PAGE -

Bol­ly­wood celebri­ties and com­mon peo­ple came to­gether on Sun­day in Mum­bai to protest against the rape and mur­der of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, and the ab­duc­tion and rape of a teenage girl in Un­nao. Sim­i­lar protests were also staged in Delhi. Spot­ted at the peace­ful protest in Mum­bai was ac­tor Ra­jkum­mar Rao, with his girl­friend, ac­tor Pa­tralekhaa, ac­tor-au­thor Twin­kle Khanna, singer Vishal Dad­lani, film­maker Kiran Rao, Aditi Rao Hy­dari, and more. They car­ried ban­ners in sol­i­dar­ity with the vic­tims, de­mand­ing jus­tice for them. Sameera Reddy and Vidya Mal­wade, too, joined the protest.

PHO­TOS: YOGEN SHAH

From top left: Twin­kle Khanna, Kalki Koech­lin, and Kiran Rao at the protests against re­cent rape cases

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