'Bharat aazad ho rape se,' Amitabh Bachchan's wish on 70th Independence Day
For Independence Day, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who campaigns for various social causes, has expressed hope that India be free of the evil of rape.
"Independence Day 15th August pledge... May India be independent from rape... Bharat aazad ho rape se," tweeted the 73-year-old, who even shared the poster of his upcoming thriller "Pink".
The movie stars three women, and its trailer hints that they deal with a case involving sexual assault.
The actor also re-tweeted a message by writer-comedian Radhika Vaz, and asked his followers to always remember it by captioning the message as "Say it again..."
"A woman's body is not a democracy, it's a dictatorship, and its about time the dictator took charge," read the message.