Mahesh Kathi Telugu filmmaker and a self-proclaimed critic have been arrested. Several activits from pro-Hindu outfits have filed complaints against Mahesh Kathi. He was arrested and taken to the Banjara Hills police station yesterday.
Mahesh Kathi made derogatory comments on Lord Rama during a live debate. One of the Telugu news channels had conducted a debate on sedition case filed against rationalist Babu Gogineni. During this debate, Kathi Mahesh made controversial statements on Lord Rama.
"Rama is considered as a God by all. For me, he is a cheater (dagulbhaji) and changes his colors. Sita would be happy if she would have been with Ravana", Mahesh Kathi told on a live show. As these comments hurt the Hindu sentiments, activists had filed a case against Mahesh Kathi.