Ever due to the fact Tanushree Dutta spoke out against the alleged harassment she faced from Nana Patekar on the units of a 2008 movie, darkish clouds appear to have overshadowed Bollywood. While a few Bollywood bosses decided to stay mum at the incident, others verbally reacted and got here in assist of the former actress.
During an occasion, Anushka Sharma stated one have to now not experience threatened while appearing responsibilities, no matter whichever profession he/she is in.
“It takes a whole lot of courage to come out & say this stuff knowing the tide that you are going to be in opposition to. That’s the purpose why a whole lot of people do not communicate. You need to no longer sense threatened whilst performing your obligations, something profession you’re in,” stated the Sui Dhaaga actress.
Tanushree, who labored in movies like ‘Aashiq Banaaya Aapne’ and ‘Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets’, closing month spoke out in opposition to alleged harassment she faced from Nana at the units of a 2008 movie. She have been vocal about her experience even a decade ago, but says she became silenced due to the electricity sport.
While Nana had remaining week brushed off Tanushree’s claim, Vivek Agnihotri has said she is pulling off a publicity stunt.
After Tanushree claimed that the Agnihotri filmmaker wanted her to do away with her garments and dance in the course of the capturing of a music, the filmmaker, refuting the allegations, said that he has by no means asked Tanushree for any incorrect motion.
Earlier nowadays, Tanushree obtained two legal notices, one every on behalf of veteran actor Nana Patekar and filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri. She says it’s far the ‘rate’ you pay for ‘talking out against harassment, humiliation and injustice in India’.
“I’ve been slapped with prison notices today. One from Nana Patekar and any other from Vivek Agnihotri. This is the fee you pay for talking out in opposition to harassment, humiliation and injustice in India,” Tanushree stated in a declaration.
Meanwhile, a non-cognisable offence complaint was additionally filed towards Tanushree Dutta by way of one Sumant Dhas for allegedly defaming Raj Thackeray and MNS birthday party.
The criticism become filed at Kaij police station in Beed district of Maharashtra, sources stated.
Tanushree’s outburst is being seen as the start of India’s #MeToo campaign as while celebrities have slammed the casting sofa and harassment reality, none had so far named and shamed.