Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Tag Archives: sexual harassment

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s film release halted after harassment accusations

BOLLYWOOD: Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s ex-partner Miss India Niharika Singh has opened up about their affair and accused the actor of sexual misconduct. The circumstances of this have been quite severe for the actor. Phantom Films, who are themselves embroiled in #MeToo allegations made against director Vikas Bahl, has indefinitely postponed the ...

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Google says fired 48 for sexual harassment over 2 years

SAN FRANCISCO: Google said Thursday it had fired 48 employees in the past two years – including 13 senior executives – as a result of sexual harassment allegations, citing “an increasingly hard line” on inappropriate conduct. The US tech giant issued the statement from chief executive Sundar Pichai in response to ...

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We can’t leave everything to legal process, Chitrangda Singh

BOLLYWOOD: Earlier, Chitrangda Singh would often reason that perhaps she did not push herself “enough to shine like a star”. That the several breaks she took intermittently with her priorities changing, or being trapped in family problems and shuttling between Delhi and Mumbai, affected her career to a large extent. ...

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After Bipasha Basu, Dia Mirza lambastes ‘sexist’ Sajid Khan

BOLLYWOOD: After Bipasha Basu, another Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has criticised Sajid Khan over his sexual harassment allegations, saying that she isn’t surprised over the allegations against him as he is ‘obnoxious and extremely sexist’. “I was deeply disturbed. I agree that Sajid was obnoxious, extremely sexist and ridiculous. Even ...

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Netflix gives ‘Sacred Games’ second season the green signal

LOS ANGELES: Netflix Inc will stick with the existing producers of its Sacred Games for a second season after conducting an independent investigation into allegations of sexual harassment, the company said on Tuesday. In an email to Reuters, Netflix said it was standing by Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap, whose production ...

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Anirban Blah tries to commit suicide after sexual harassment allegations

BOLLYWOOD: Anirban Blah, the founder of KWAN Entertainment, who was recently accused of sexually harassing several women, tried to commit suicide at Vashi bridge in Mumbai, Maharashtra. When he reached Vashi bridge to commit suicide, the traffic police rescued him and sent him to the Vashi police station. Anil Deshmukh, ...

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Mandana Karimi: Sajid Khan asked me to remove my clothes

BOLLYWOOD: As sexual misconduct allegations pile up against Sajid Khan, Mandana Karimi has also come forward with her horrific experience with the “creep”. In an interview with a leading daily, the actress revealed that he made inappropriate remarks when she visited his office to discuss a role in his 2014 ...

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Even if Subhash Ghai is guilty, I will work with him: Shatrughan Sinha

BOLLYWOOD: Tanushree Dutta triggered the #MeToo movement with her accusations of sexual harassment against Nana Patekar. Following this, several bigwigs from Bollywood including Subhash Ghai, Sajid Khan, Rajat Kapoor and Vikas Bahl have been accused of sexual misconduct and inappropriate behaviour. While many from Bollywood have voiced support for the ...

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Elnaaz Norouzi accuses Bollywood film-maker of harassment

Budding Iranian starlet Elnaaz Norouzi, who marked her acting debut with the Pakistani film Maan Jao Na, has accused famed Bollywood film-maker Vipul Shah of sexually harassing her for three months. In an interview with Mid-Day, the 26-year-old actor revealed that the director tried to kiss her whenever she went ...

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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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