The pre-release event of Dhanush’s “Captain Miller” took place on January 3 in Chennai. A viral video shows a woman named Aishwarya Ragupathi thrashing her alleged harasser at the venue.
Dhanush’s upcoming film, “Captain Miller”, is all set for a grand release on January 12 during Pongal. The film’s pre-release event took place at the Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai on January 3. A video, which is going viral on social media, shows a woman bashing her alleged molester as they are surrounded by the crowd. The women is identified as anchor Aishwarya Ragupathi.
In the video shared by a fan on X, a crowd can be seen forming around Aishwarya and another man at the event. The man can be seen trying to get away from her even as she catches his collar and confronts him. She even hits him on his head before he begins to walk away from her through the crowd. A few others can also be seen chipping in and asking him why he made her uncomfortable.
On Thursday, Aishwarya released a note on her Instagram stories that read, “In that crowd, a guy harassed me. I faced him immediately and didn’t let go until I started beating him. He ran, but I chased him, refusing to release my grip. I wasn’t able to accept that he had the guts to grab a woman’s body part. I shouted & attacked him. (sic)”
She went on to detail, “I have good people around me, and I know there are lots of kind and respectful humans in the world. But I feel too scared to be around these few percent of monsters!!! (sic)”
About Captain Miller
Directed by Arun Matheswaran, “Captain Miller” stars Dhanush and Priyanka Arul Mohan in the lead roles. Shiva Rajkumar, Sundeep Kishan, John Kokken, and Edward Sonnenblick play supporting roles in the film. Music for the film is composed by GV Prakash Kumar and the film is slated for release on January 12, ahead of Pongal. The film’s team ran into controversy when a video of a war scene leaked online. It was alleged that they were shooting at Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve and had damaged a canal while filming.