Actor Sudheer Babu has offered a heartfelt apology for casting Praneeth Hanumanthu in his film Harom Hara, expressing profound regret and dismay over Hanumanthu’s recent actions. Hanumanthu, who appeared briefly as Selva Manikayam Bujjulu in the film, has faced fierce backlash for a recent video filled with grotesque and inappropriate jokes about a father-daughter relationship. In a candid statement, Sudheer Babu admitted he was entirely unaware of Hanumanthu’s disturbing behaviour and was quick to denounce the video’s offensive content. Babu stressed that such vile expressions should never be condoned and must be confronted. He highlighted the importance of challenging these unacceptable actions rather than dismissing them under the guise of freedom of speech. Sudheer Babu Set To Star in a Pan-India Supernatural Thriller; Film To Be Produced by Prerna Arora.

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Praneeth Hanumanthu’s Incest Jokes in Recent Video Ignite Widespread Outrage

Praneeth Hanumanthu, the son of senior IAS officer H Arun Kumar and a minor actor in Harom Hara, is currently facing intense backlash for a recent video that has deeply offended many. The video, filled with vile jokes about incestuous relationships, has sparked widespread outrage across social media platforms. Hanumanthu has apologised for his comments and shared a post regarding the same. Known for his sharp critiques of Telugu cinema, Hanumanthu’s latest misstep has only amplified the scrutiny and condemnation he is facing. People from various quarters, including actor Sai Dharam Tej, have condemned the content, and the controversy has even drawn the attention of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao. Sudheer Babu’s Pan-India Thriller Explores Mythology and Hidden Treasures in Venkat Kalyan’s Upcoming Film.

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Actor Sai Dharam Tej has also weighed in on the issue, sharing a post that calls for increased child safety. He tagged the Chief Minister of Telangana, the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, and the Chief Deputy, urging them to take action on the matter. This highlights growing concern and demands for better protection for children.

Sai Dharam Tej's Post

The apology which Praneeth Hanumanthu made has not lessened the backlash. The situation has sparked calls for legal action and ignited a broader conversation about the ethical boundaries of online content creation.

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