Bollywood stars hit out at Asaram Bapu’s controversial remark

By Hindustan Times

What a joke’, ’stupidity’, ‘sense offender’, ‘idiotic’. These are some of Bollywood’s reactions to godman Asaram Bapu’s remark that the Delhi gangrape victim was as guilty as her rapists.

“She should have called the culprits ‘brothers’ and begged before them to stop. Had she recited the
Saraswati mantra, she would not have boarded any bus after watching a movie with her boyfriend,” he said in an interview on Monday.

FarhanThe film industry took to microblogging site Twitter to vent its angst. “A rousing welcome to Asaram bapu into the Sense Offenders Directory. Any guesses who the next misogynist might be??” wrote filmmaker Farhan Akhtar.