“The advertising campaign objectifies the feminine gender and has proved to be a sheer embarrassment for all women viewers… It’s a very ugly scene and conveys a very different message,” said an indignant Women’s Wing secretary Sheela Gangurde.
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Meanwhile, Sunny Leone said, “One of the greatest things about India is the democracy and freedom of speech. If people want to raise their voice against me, they can go ahead and do it. Only the government can decide what’s best for the citizens.”
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Sunny Leone also said, “When I sign up for a brand, I take moral responsibility for it. It’s like bringing a baby into the world. A couple goes ahead with the decision of starting a family only when it is responsible enough to take care of the child.”
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Item girl Sunny Leone, who already has a perfume line, will soon be launching her own line of cosmetic products.
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In an interview, Sunny also said that work is not just about money anymore.
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Sunny Leone has around 10 brands in her kitty.
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The party – led by Union Minister Ramdas Athavale – had served a week’s ultimatum to the government to initiate steps to withdraw the Sunny Leone ad, failing which it would launch an agitation.
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It was also reported that many complaints from women viewers, women activists were filed on the ‘undesirable’ content of Sunny’s ad.
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Expressing her “deep anguish”, Women’s Wing secretary Sheela Gangurde said India is advanced, but not to the extent that such content can be freely aired or viewed on television channels by close-knit families at home.
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Earlier, a women’s group in Goa demanded removal of ads featuring Bollywood actress Sunny Leone promoting condoms, and women models other popular birth control pills.
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The women’s group, Ranaragini, a wing of the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, had petitioned the Goa State Women’s Commission over the issue.
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The commission has also issued notice in connection with the matter.
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Ranaragini said that the advertising campaign in public places objectifying the feminine gender was proving embarrassing to women.
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“A different message is conveyed on account of this. This is a very ugly scene,” the petition signed by the organisation’s Neha Govekar said.
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“We have received complaints about this from many women. We, hereby, kindly request you to remove these pictures,” the petition said.
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Later, speaking to reporters in Panaji, Govekar said the ads of a popular condom company featuring Bollywood actress and former adult film star Sunny Leone affixed on the Kadamba Transport Corporation (state transport corporation) buses were objectionable and needed immediate removal.
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“Why should a government concern have such ads on them,” she said, adding that the organisation had no objection to contraceptive ads, but only to the objectification of women in such advertisements.
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Speaking to reporters, the commission’s chairperson Vidya Shet Tanavade said notice would be issued to all parties concerned. “We have received the complaint. As a commission, we will issue notices to all parties involved and probe the matter,” she said.
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This demand by women’s group has come to the front when this ad featuring Leone is being widely published in many newspapers.
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According to a report, senior CPI leader Atul Anjan had in the past accused Sunny Leone’s condom advertisements for the rising number of rape cases in India.
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Bollywood’s Item Girl Sunny has been again dragged in this ad controversy.
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Sunny Leone took the ad world by storm by her steamy advertisement.
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The pretty actress is endorsing Manforce condoms, and the ad shows her posing seductively and showing off her cleavage.
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Actress Leone, who is quite active on social media, never misses to post her latest hot photos.
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Sunny Leone and hubby Daniel Weber raised temperature in their latest photoshoot.
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Sunny’s stint with SRK made news as it was the first time that the actors shared the screen space together.
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Sunny Leone also loves to spend some quality time with her husband Daniel Weber.
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Leone had shared pictures giving her fans a sneak-peek into the fun she was having on her vacation.
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Sunny Leone’s sizzling pictures with Daniel continue to break the internet.
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Leone, who does not care about trolls, once said “Trolls don’t ruin my day. I actually feel sorry for them.”
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The Raees item girl Sunny posted few hot pictures clicked during husband-wife photoshoot.
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Sunny Leone, who is undoubtedly the hottest celebrity in the industry, getting ready for an event.
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Sunny Leone would like to come up with a high-end hip street line that everyone would want to wear.