According to reports, Samantha was in the temple town to attend a store launch function. A huge crowd had gathered at the venue to see their favorite actress. But the harrowing incident happened when she was coming out from the function. Some miscreants came close to her and one of them tried to touch her. She quickly responded by slapping him, claims report.
Samantha has said that they were even warned by her security personnel to stay away from her, but they crossed the limits and she stood for herself to protect her dignity.
It may be recalled that actresses like Shreya Saran, Genelia had also become the victims of such incidents in the recent past.