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Should film stars abstain from endorsing alcohol? TELL US!

April 05, 2013 14:26 IST

Mahesh BabuIt's only logical, and understandable at times, that fans seek inspiration in the larger than life personas of film stars.

But a curious incident involving South superstar Mahesh Babu has emerged as a classic case of taking things a tad too far.

According to reports, two youths recently lodged a complaint with the Andhra Pradesh Human Rights Commission blaming the Telugu actor for their alcohol addiction.

Turns out, the duo -- ardent fans of Mahesh Babu -- took to alcohol with a vengeance after they saw the actor endorse a certain brand of liquor and stated that liquor is not injurious to health. 

This raises the question: Are film stars being unreasonably targetted or should they really not endorse alcohol?

What do YOU think? TELL US!