HYDERABAD: Actor Meera Chopra has filed a complaint against Tollywood hero, Jr NTR's fans for abusing and trolling her on social media. The 'Vaana' fame actress had a Q&A session on Tuesday with her fans on Twitter. To a question asked by a netizen about Jr NTR, the actress replied that she is not a fan of Tarak and likes Mahesh Babu. Here is the tweet.
I dnt kno him.. iam not his fan. https://t.co/Nb2cs8miOH— meera chopra (@MeerraChopra) June 1, 2020
This incident triggered an outrage among Tarak's fans and they started tweeting abusive comments and even threatened to kill her and rape her. She retweeted some of the messages she got and even tagged Tarak in her tweets. In one of her tweets, she said that some of the fans are totally spoiling the name of their idol.
The actress didn't take the trolls on a lighter note, she sought Hyderabad Police's help on social media. She wrote"@NCWIndia @sharmarekha @hydcitypolice @Twitter plz take action against these account holders. They are slut shamming threatening of gang rape, acid attack, murder openly. This cannot go unnoticed." Here is the tweet.
@NCWIndia @sharmarekha @hydcitypolice @Twitter plz take action against these account holder’s. They r openly #slutshamming threatning of #gangrape, #acidattack , #murder. This cannot go unnoticed. pic.twitter.com/PeEs0Sm4J2— meera chopra (@MeerraChopra) June 3, 2020
Singer Chinmayi Sripada is one of the celebs who always supports women and raises her voice against social issues. She asked the actor to submit the screenshots and write a letter to the National Commission for Women (NCW) and Twitter to initiate action against the abusive trolls. Here are the tweets made by Chinmayi.
File a case on whom?? There are thousands abusing me for liking a particular actor more. https://t.co/dLd7WR1Nl1— meera chopra (@MeerraChopra) June 2, 2020
Yes. There were thousands that said the same when I said I liked a movie. Been there. Ask some of your followers to send you screenshots with meanings of the words in English, take screenshots. Draft a letter and send it to @NCWIndia and @TwitterIndia— Chinmayi Sripaada (@Chinmayi) June 2, 2020
Iam not the one to get scared of their threats. This is a social issue, not a petsonal one now. they r openly threatning, abusing and even discussing rape. His fan clubs need to ne pulled down. Thanks fr the support. Ill be in touch! https://t.co/cgMTgHv79l— meera chopra (@MeerraChopra) June 2, 2020
Meera Chopra thanked the people for supporting her and urged everyone to raise voice against women abuse, hooliganism and pedophilia. Here is the tweet.
Thankyou each one of you for supporting me. Lets make this place safe for women and take down those losers who abuse and give death threats. Lets raise our voice against #womenabuse #rape #pedophilia #hooliganism.— meera chopra (@MeerraChopra) June 2, 2020