Bhumi Pednekar clarifies on stalking scene in Toilet Ek Prem Katha after being trolled on social media

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With Toilet-Ek Prem Katha aiming to bring about a revolution in the sanitation and hygiene facilities in rural areas, the film however unexpectedly faced a wrath on social media over a ‘romantic track’. After the release of the video of the song ‘Hans Mat Pagli’, the number received flak from netizens who believed that the film promoted stalking.Bhumi Pednekar, who is the leading lady of the film, explained that the film is set in a small town and the makers were only attempting to keep it authentic. She further went on to clarify that there is no stalking angle in the song or the film but it is actually a heart-warming tale of romance. The actress asserted that if she had found anything derogatory in the script, as a person who raises her voice against injustice and gender discrimination, she wouldn’t have agreed to do the film in the first place.
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