Kolkata, Mar 24 IBNS | 5 months ago

Bengali film star and Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate for the Lok Sabha polls Dev has triggered a controversy by saying that his busy election campaign and the media attention on the issue is like 'being raped'.


Speaking to 'Ebela', the actor said: "Enjoy....! It's just like being raped yaar! You can shout or you can enjoy. (Laughs) Thats it. What more than that? Anyway when I have joined (politics), lets work".

Dev is TMC's candidate from the Ghatal Lok Sabha constituency in West Bengal.

The actor later apologised for his remark and said he did not want to 'hurt' anybody.

"I m new in politics. My heart is clean. No offence meant 2 any1. I respect Maa,sis al women n brothers. Dint mean 2 hurt any1. SINCERE SORRY," Dev tweeted.

(Posted on 25-03-2014)