The Bengaluru molestation incident has created a rage across the nations and everyone is brimming with opinions condemning it.
And now superstar Shah Rukh Khan has come with a hard-hitting message over the same and said it is the responsibility of the parents to teach their sons to respect women.
The New Year revelry turned into a nightmare for several women who were allegedly molested despite huge police presence at a large gathering on December 31 in Bengaluru's downtown region, sparking nationwide outrage
Condemning the incident, Shah Rukh said, "The feeling is exactly the same as other celebrities have said. I think its completely wrong. We all, mothers and fathers, have to treat our sons in a way that they learn to respect women from an early age."
Shah Rukh has joined the league of several other celebs like Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, Hrithik Roshan, Virat Kohli etc, who too had condemned the molestation incident.
King Khan also spoke about women empowerment issues and said that women should be treated with utmost respect, whether they are working professionals or housewives.
"I think women are close to my heart, my daughter is close to my heart, mother is close to my heart, all girls are close to my heart. I think it is high time we realise that and make sure they are the most respected people on the planet," he asserted.
"If they were not there, we wouldn't be here. Working women, housewives, every women who is there in the world should be respected," the actor stressed.