Actress from Tollywood, Sri Reddy staged a topless protest in front of the Film Chamber in Film Nagar. Her allegations were that local Tollywood heroines were not given chances while heroines from other languages were roped in for Telugu films.
The Banjara Hills police detained the actress for causing public nuisance. She also commented on the casting couch in Tollywood films.She avcused top directors and producers and few male actors as well for taking advantage of young actresses. She alleged that she was denied roles in films as she refused to give in to demands. Moreover she claimed that she was not given membership in the Movie Artist Association in spite of doing three Telugu films. On the other hand, authorities argue that she did not pay Rs 1 lakh along with a reference from 2 actors.