Taapsee Pannu and South actor Lakshmi Manchu have spoken out against the alleged media trial of actor Rhea Chakraborty, accused of abetment to suicide in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
Lakshmi shared a long note on Twitter in which she said that she was “pained” by the treatment meted out to Rhea and her entire family because of “these so-called media trials.”
Talking about the recent Rhea Chakraborty interview to India Today, Lakshmi wrote, “I thought a lot about if I should respond or not. I see so many people so silent because the media has made a monster out of a girl. I don’t know the truth and I want to know the truth and I hope the truth will come out in the most honest way. I have complete trust in the judiciary system and all the agencies that are involved in bringing justice to Sushant.”
Quoting Lakshmi’s tweet, Taapsee wrote, “I didn’t know Sushant on a personal level nor do I know Rhea but what I know is, it only takes to be a human to understand how wrong it is to overtake the judiciary to convict someone who isn’t proven guilty. Trust the law of the land for your sanity and the deceased’s sanctity.”
Earlier, actress Swara Bhasker slammed the media for “a witch-hunt” against Rhea.
Taking to Twitter, Swara wrote, “I don’t think even #Kasab was subjected to the kind of witch-hunt on media.. & media trial that #RheaChakrobarty is being subjected to! Shame on Indian Media… Shame on us for being a toxic voyeuristic public consuming this poisonous hysteria.. #RheaDrugChat #SushantSinghRajput.”