The current #MeToo moment that is finally happening in Bollywood has been garnering support from every quarter. Not just netizens but also celebrities such as Sonam Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Farhan Akhtar, Imran Khan etc have voiced their support for the moment.
Bollywood actor Imran Khan has said that he knew about disgraced film director Vikas Bahl’s alleged sexual misconduct against female actors and feels guilty about not speaking up about it sooner. In an interview to The Indian Express, Imran detailed how Vikas’ misdeedswere discussed in Bollywood circles but brushed under the carpet.
Alok Nath and his lawyers might state that the sexual assault and rape allegations levelled against him have shocked him and put him in a bad state of health but the allegations against the actor are piling up.
Allegations against actor-filmmaker Rajat Kapoor are piling on. After two women shared their stories of facing harassment at the hands of the filmmaker, another woman has accused him of sexual misconduct.
When starting her own production house actress Priyanka Chopra chose a different path from her contemporises. Her production house Purple Pebble Pictures has been backing small budget regional movies with good content.
Writer and producer of the popular TV serial in the 90’s ‘Tara’ Vinta Nanda has accused the lead actor of the show of sexually exploiting her then. Though she didn’t name the person it is evident that she is talking about Alok Nath.
After filing a legal complaint against Nana Patekar, actress Tanushree Dutta has now knocked on the doors of the Maharashtra Women Commission. The former Miss India has sought women commission’s intervention days after she alleged that veteran actor Nana Patekar allegedly misbehaved with her.
Sonam K Ahuja has over the years earned a reputation of speaking what’s on her mind. Though most of the time her frank and honest opinions are much appreciated, there have been times when her statements have landed her in trouble.