Actress Mannara Chopra and Tollywood actor Raj Tharun teamed up together with director AS Ravikumar Chowdary for an upcoming romantic action entertainer titled ‘Tiragabadara Saami’. The teaser launch for this film was choreographed by the renowned producer Dil Raju.
Now amongst all of these, there has been a huge spark of controversy. During the launch event, director AS Ravikumar Chowdary took an unexpected and uncomfortable step by openly kissing actress Mannara Chopra in front of the media.
This unanticipated gesture left Mannara Chopra visibly taken aback, and her discomfort was clearly visible despite her best attempt to conceal it with a nervous laugh. The incident has now gone viral on social media, with many condemning Ravikumar Chowdary’s actions as distasteful and unprofessional.
Some people say that the act was just to garner attention and create a hype for the film while some deemed his act as ‘non-justifiable’ and has no place for such an act in the industry.
Actress Mannara Chopra’s feelings and perspective on this incident have also come into focus. It is essential to remember that consent and respect should be at the forefront of all interactions, especially within a professional setting. The incident has raised questions about the need for a respectful and safe working environment within the film industry.
Surrounding all the controversy, one is eagerly waiting to see how the film’s promotion will take a turn. It serves as a reminder that professionalism and ethical conduct should always be upheld within the entertainment industry. Unfortunately, this is not the first time something like this has happened. In the past, many heroines faced embarrassment and uncomfortable due to these inappropriate and impromptu actions of their colleagues on stage.