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Kannada activists protest against Sunny Leone's show in B'lore

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

activists staged a protest Monday calling for a ban on Sunny Leone's show here on November 3, saying it was against Kannada culture.

The event titled 'Purity and Expression' is being organised by Time Creations at the Manyata Tech Park in the city.

Members of the (KRVYS) burnt an effigy of the former adult film star and claimed that the show was "against Kannada culture."

"We staged a demonstration against the event... It is not just about the show here. There is much more to it... The is going to play the lead role in a period film based on a woman warrior from south India," KRVYS, president, K Harish said.

"How can an like her be allowed to portray the legendary woman worshipped by everyone?" he asked.

On December 31 last year, a show featuring Leone, organised by Time Creations, was cancelled following protests by the KRVYS and denial of permission by the authorities.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 17:05 IST