K Bhagyaraj who is known for his hit films like 'Munthanai Mudichu' and 'Chinna Veedu' displayed a misogynistic streak multiple times in his speech during the event. This time at the music launch of the film Karuthukalai Pathivu Sei, he said, “Women let rape happen, don’t blame only men.” His comments on rape has become the hot topic of discussion in film circle.
K Bhagyaraj said, “These days, the women are always on the phone, which is why they are being exploited. There were times when restrictions were imposed on ladies. No such crimes happened during those times.” About Pollachi rape assault case, Bhagyaraj said the women were weak and that was the main reason. the men took advantage of them and hence they are equally responsible for any s*xual harassment done to them.