"The police have booked a case under the IT Act and the Indecent Representation of Women Act among others. Bengaluru journalist Dhanya Rajendran would not have imagined that a casual comment on a movie would provoke vicious trolling on social media. There have been around 63,000 tweets over the past three days and a derogatory hashtag trended on Twitter.At one point, the journalist tweeted: "It's clearly organised. A source close to him said: "We are studying if this is a motivated campaign against the actor. Some have also deleted their accounts".Actor Vijay has not responded yet to the controversy.
Story first published: Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 19:44 [IST]