Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Tag Archives: #MeToo

Natalie Portman: Stop calling women crazy

HOLLYWOOD: Natalie Portman has urged Hollywood to stop calling women ‘crazy’. The 37-year-old actress spoke out about harassment, equal pay, and representation when she appeared as an honouree at Variety’s Power of Women summit over the weekend, and said Hollywood should stop allowing men to ‘’discredit’’ women’s reputations by branding ...

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It’s just the beginning: Sushmita Sen

BOLLYWOOD Actress Sushmita Sen, who has championed women’s causes for decades now, believes that the #MeToo movement is just at its inception. “It’s just the beginning. We need to listen and believe. You have to understand the simple truth that when one person blames another, you may question it. But ...

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Have faced harassment in Bollywood and south film world: Amyra

BOLLYWOOD: With actress Tanushree Dutta opening the floodgates for the #MeToo movement in India, leading to several celebrated names coming out to speak about their unsavoury experiences, actress Amyra Dastur says she has been a victim of “harassment” at the hands of “men and women” herself. However, she says she ...

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It’s difficult being a woman in India: Soha Ali Khan

BOLLYWOOD: The #MeToo movement is making headlines for all the right reasons, with seemingly-forgotten horror-stories surfacing after decades. As more and more people share their personal experiences, actor Soha Ali Khan calls it a welcome change. “It’s wonderful that women are speaking out. Sometimes, it is difficult being a woman ...

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Saif Ali Khan recalls being harassed, 25 years ago

BOLLYWOOD: Following the onset of the #MeToo wave in India and Bollywood, Saif Ali Khan says he stands in solidarity with the women sharing their stories of sexual harassment as he understands the pain they have been through. The Bollywood nawab said that he too faced harassment years ago, even ...

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Kangana Ranaut calls for boycott of Hrithik Roshan in wake of #MeToo

BOLLYWOOD: Kangana Ranaut, who recently accused Queen director, Vikas Bahl, of sexual harassment attacked Hrithik Roshan, saying that no one should work with him in the industry adding that he [Hrithik] deserves to be punished in wake of the #MeToo movement in India. “Our industry still has a lot of ...

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Akshay cancels ‘Housefull 4’ shoot after claims against Sajid Khan

BOLLYWOOD: Supporting the women who have shared their stories about getting sexually harassed by director Sajid Khan, actor Akshay Kumar has asked the producers of ‘Housefull 4’ to cancel shooting till the allegations against the director are investigated. “I will not work with any proven offenders and those who have ...

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Dia Mirza cares for safe work ecosystem in company

BOLLYWOOD Actress-producer Dia Mirza says she and her husband Sahil Sangha will ensure that their production company Born Free Entertainment will encourage women to speak up and will care for a safe working ecosystem. Dia tweeted: “It’s important that individuals are finding courage to speak up. And even more important ...

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