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Bollywood,s Salman khan draws ire for .rape. analogy

June 22 ,2016 01:10am: By Fayaz Ahmad Entertainment

MUMBAI (Geoswat.com)-Bollywood superstar Salman khan has sparked controversy in india by saying his heavy tranining schedule for an upcoming film left him feeling ,like a raped woman,

Khan made the comments in an interview to promote his latest Bollywood movie Sultan, which tells the story of an ageing wrestler trying to make a comeback.

"when i used to walk out of the ring ,after the shoot , I used to feel like a raped woman , i couldn,t walk straight,50 year old khan said in an interview with local inidan website published onmonday.

Inida,s National Commission for woman (NCW) on Tuesday demanded a public apology,calling the comments ."Reprehensible" following an outcry on social media.

"It is not only a wrong statement ,it,s very irresponsible and callous for a man whose fame and wealth is based on the adoration of his female fans ,"the head of NCW lalitha. Kumaramangalam told the Press Trust of india news agency.

The Bollywood star also said he had been able to quit every "vice" except women ,giving up cigarettes ,coffee and alcolhol but not female company.

His father ,Bollywood lyricist Salim khan ,took to Twitter to apologise on his son,s behalf ,but insisted that "the intention (behind the comments)was not wrong"

Khan is one of Bollywood,s biggest box-office draws,starring in more than 100 films and television shows since his first hit "Maine pyar kiya" in the 1980s.

But this personal life has long been dogged by controversy.

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