Jaya Bachchan apologises for 'anti-Marathi' remarks

Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor and Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan has apologised for her alleged "anti-Marathi" utterances after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) activists went on the rampage here, tearing off posters of films featuring members of the Bachchan family.

Jaya, speaking to reporters late Monday, apologised and said the comments made by her were completely unintentional and that no one should take them seriously.

She said: "I am extremely sorry if any of my comments have hurt the sentiments of the people here. It was said casually and without any prejudice.

"I have the deep