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Hyderabad: Anchor trolled for breaking youth’s phone

Published Feb 7, 2018, 12:59 am IST
Updated Feb 7, 2018, 12:59 am IST
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Hyderabad: A resident of Tarnaka, the mother of a Class 6 student, alleged that local channel TV presenter and actress Anasuya Bharadwaj broke her son’s mobile phone while he tried to take a selfie with the presenter. The mother said the actress was rude. 

The actress, however, stated that the mother was lying. A complaint was lodged with police authorities. In a video that went viral, the complainant along with her son displayed the broken phone and said, “My son tried to take a selfie with Anasuya — was that a  crime?” 

The police complaint stated, “Anasuya had gone to Tarnaka area on some work and a kid who happened to spot her on the road, approached her to take a selfie with her. Anasuya, who doesn’t like  this sort of thing, grabbed the mobile phone from the kid’s hand and flung it down, damaging it in the process.” The complainant also mentioned that the anchor used ‘unparliamentary’ language.

Meanwhile Anasuya, took to her Twitter account and posted, “Not that the country needs such news.. But… to those whom I am answerable to... #facts I am sorry his phone broke but I think it’s not fair that I should be blamed for what I reportedly didn’t, we need our privacy.”

Later , the actress was trolled on twitter, many questioned her on her behavior towards the fan , following which she  deactivated her twitter account.

Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad


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