Malaise lies in us as a society: Shabana Azmi (Movie Snippets)

Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The news of the rape of a five-year-old girl has left the entire Bollywood numb, including actor-activist Shabana Azmi. She feels that the problem lies in the society and individuals.

The 61-year-old will talk abut “gender sensitisation” at a conference organised by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in the national capital April 29.

“I am the keynote speaker at the conference organised by CISF in Delhi on April 29 on gender sensitisation followed by workshops by activists,” tweeted Shabana.

“Certainty of conviction will act as a deterrent not severity. But the malaise lies in us as a society that women and children are brutalised,” she further wrote.

The girl was abducted April 15 and held hostage in east Delhi’s Gandhi Nagar for over two days, according to police.


Rapists are not humans: Ajay Devgn

Actor Ajay Devgn says no sane person will ever think of raping a minor girl and added that people who do such crimes are not worthy to be called “human beings”.

He was reacting to the rape of a five-year-old girl in the capital. She was sexually assaulted and brutalised, leading to widespread protests in the national capital.

“The age of rape is just getting lesser and the horror of it even bigger! People who do these crimes are not worthy of being called humans,” the 44-year-old tweeted.

“The mentality that it takes to even think about this is beyond our imagination,” he further tweeted.


Theatrical trailer of ‘Raanjhanaa’ to release Wednesday

The first theatrical trailer of “Raanjhanaa” is set to release and Sonam Kapoor, the lead actress of the movie, is excited.

“The theatrical of ‘Raanjhanaa’ releasing at 12 am IST (Indian Standard Time) April 24… Countdown begins,” tweeted Sonam, who has teamed up with southern star Dhanush in it.

Set in a small town, the contemporary love story also stars Abhay Deol, Swara Bhaskar, Deepak Dobriyal and Mohammed Zeeshan.

Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman has composed the music for the romantic drama.

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