Veteran actor Radha Ravi has lost his primary membership from Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK) as the party has temporarily suspended. Nadigar Sangam’s General Secretary Vishal has also sent a letter to Radha Ravi condemning his speech.
After the temporary suspension, the actor spoke to the media and said, ‘I regret my speech against Nayanthara. My thoughts have been misunderstood by many. If my presence degrades DMK, I’m ready to voluntarily resign my basic membership.’
It may be recalled that Radha Ravi slut-shamed Nayanthara on stage at the audio launch of her film Kolayuthir Kaalam. He spoke on why audiences go to theatres, Pollachi issue and lashing out at women in general,
Director Vignesh Shivan, Chinmayi, Khushbu, Varalakshmi, Praveen Gandhi, Milind Rau and few other film celebrities condemned Radha Ravi’s speech.