Speaking about his comments, she said, “I called him up and asked him why did you make the comment that he decides the length of an actress’s skirt. He said ‘I didn’t mean to say it like that’.”
“The problem in our country is that people don’t realise when they are talking about a woman and what it implies. They think a comment about a woman’s skirt is not about objectifying her because she is supposed to be objectified!”
“The problem is it’s very ingrained and its a problem the country is facing. The way they look at women is very different from what we want.
The problem is ignorance. Here the problem is they don’t even know what they are saying,” she added.
Putting her support behind a campaign to spread awareness on self-defense, Tamannaah drew from her own experience playing a female warrior in Baahubali.
“The first thing I learnt is to be brave. And secondly having the instinct to protect yourself,” she said.