My apology would nevertheless help assuage the sentiments of all Marathi-speaking people, she added.
MNS had threatened to stop screening of Bachchan films if Jaya Bachchan failed to apologise.
MNS leader Shishir Shinde rejecting Jaya's apology, said that she had spoken before just a handful of non-Marathi media journalists. Shinde told Marathi media persons Tuesday, Sep 9 that Jaya must call a press conference where Marathi newspapers and channels are invited and then apologise before them.
There were reports of acts of hooliganism from different parts of Maharashtra like Akola, Nanded and Yavatmal districts, the police said.