Hema Malini reacted to Maharashtra water supply and sanitation minister Gulabrao Patil comparing the smooth roads in his constituency to her cheeks. She said that such comments were not in good taste.
Speaking to ANI, Hema joked, “Better I keep my cheeks properly, safely.” She said that the ‘trend’ was started by former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav several years ago and continues even now.
“Waise karna nahi chahiye (This should not happen),” Hema said, adding that she could overlook such a comment if it was made by a member of the general public. “But if it is a Member of Parliament or anybody connected to our constituency (who says it), I don’t think it is in good taste. Any woman should not be used for saying (such things),” she said.