Be bold, be a woman: Remya Nambeesan
Nothing in the world is more precious than being a woman and a good human being, said actress Remya Nambeesan. “Our women need to be bold and adamant in pursuing her aspirations,” said Remya, who is presently busy with the Tamil remake of a Telugu movie named 'Sathya.' She also said there will be sequel to her movie Monkey Pen.
With a fistful of music projects in hand, the Kalolsavam-star-turned-actor is a busy bee, who juggles a lot of things at the same time.
I can't agree if you ask girls to stay indoors once it gets dark: Gayathri R. Suresh
I get disturbed when people say girls should stay indoors in order to prevent attack on women, actor Gayathri R. Suresh told Onmanorama. “It is the girls who are always expected to sacrifice. I refuse to abide by this. If you trust yourself, nothing can stop you from rising up and seeking your passion,” she said.
Wishing all her fans and followers a happy Women's Day, Gayathri added that a woman is one of the most beautiful and unique creations of God because she has been given the power to procreate and sustain.
The day is trending for wrong reasons this time: Beena Antony
The society has left lone female travelers in unwanted fear, said Beena Antony. Wishing Onmanorama readers on this women's day, Beena said that it's time to equip our women with means of self-defense as the public spaces are becoming increasingly insecure.
“The news of attack on young actress left me in complete shock. It did not happen in a remote corner. but in the heart of this busy city amid usual traffic. Yes, the government has to do a lot in this regard but there are some measures we ourselves can take. I express my readiness to unite for a positive change,” she said.
Beena's husband and popular TV actor Manoj Nair also spoke out his concern regarding women's safety. “We have a son, not a daughter. I teach him to respect women, not to dominate them. Such instances of attack on women make all men fell the shame,” he said. He added that there is no point in restricting women from traveling late in night. “Circumstances make them (women) travel in night. Even otherwise, it is the society's responsibility to protect them,” he said.
Be courageous to face the future: Krishna Prabha
“Let's forget the past and be courageous to face the future,” dancer-turned-actor Krishna Prabha told Onmanorama. Wishing all women a prosperous Women's Day, the artist motivated all women to take pride in being what they are. “Live in present and cherish being yourself. I'm more than proud to be a woman,” she added.
The artist, who is busy with the post production works of 'Honey Bee 2', has a couple of movie projects in hand like Theeram and Melle, alongside her glittering career in classical dance.
The crew of newly reseased campus movie 'Oru Mexican Aparatha' also shared their thoughts about international women's day with Onmanorama.
Singer Srinivas is surrounded by women and enveloped by love
“I have my wife and two beautiful daughters at home. I also have my mother and my mother-in-law. I am surrounded by women at home and I know the value of having women in life,” says popular playback singer Srinivas. “For me, women are the most beautiful creations of God and I wish all women out there a very happy international women's day,” he added.
Rahman talks about the super women in his life
“I used to laugh it off whenever someone said that behind every successful man, there is a woman. I used to look back and find no one. Later, I realized that I was blind and there were a couple of selfless women behind me too," says Rahman. "Sincerely, hadn't my wife entered my life, I wouldn't have realized this. My mother is one of the strongest person I have come across. While wishing all on this special day, I cannot miss acknowledging the role of these two wonderful women in my life," he added.