In the wake of Tollywood film critic, Kathi Mahesh, being interrogated by Banjara Hills Police, in the case of adverse comments against Hindu God, Lord Rama, his wife Sonali reacted. She is a Bengali and lives with their son in Kolkata. Sonali was frightened to know about the issue and is on her way to Hyderabad. Kathi explained to the Police about his comments and how they were misinterpreted. Several Dalit leaders too reacted to the whole episode and demanded police protection for Kathi Mahesh as they feared a threat to his life.