#MeToo movement gets a voice in Bollywood

Mumbai :  Silence is no more an option. Several powerful Bollywood voices have spoken about sexual harassment in the entertainment industry, and many more voices are likely to come forward in the near future with their own tales of sexual violation that they were so far afraid to reveal. Actress Tanushree Dutta’s claim about being […]

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Cine, TV artists association condemns Tanushree Dutta’s sexual harassment

Mumbai :  After Tanushree Dutta accused actor Nana Patekar of sexual harassment, the Cine & TV Artists Association (CINTAA) strongly condemned any act that outrages the modesty of any individual. A statement released on Tuesday said: “CINTAA strongly condemns any act that outrages the modesty of any individual and any form of sexual harassment is […]

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Haven’t received any legal notice from Nana Patekar: Tanushree Dutta

Mumbai :  Despite getting threats of legal notice from Nana Patekar for accusing him of sexual assault, actress Tanushree Dutta revealed that neither has she got any legal notice from the actor’s lawyer nor is she afraid of him. “I am putting together a team of lawyers and advocates to defend my interests. Also contrary […]

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I’m neither Tanushree, nor Nana: Amitabh on Bollywood’s #MeToo story

Mumbai :  Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan on Thursday dodged a question about actress Tanushree Dutta’s sexual harassment allegations against veteran actor Nana Patekar — which is likely to kickstart Bollywood’s own #MeToo movement. At a film’s trailer launch, a mediaperson asked Amitabh and superstar Aamir Khan to share their views on the news. Amitabh steered […]

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Entire industry is an accomplice through silence: Tanushree Dutta on harassment

New Delhi : The ball for India’s #MeToo movement could have started rolling a decade ago, had the industry not remained silent when she had first levelled harassment accusations against veteran actor Nana Patekar, says actress and former beauty queen Tanushree Dutta. The incident had happened on the sets of “Horn ‘Ok’ Pleassss” in 2008, […]