Thursday, 21 November 2019

Tag Archives: sexual harassment

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. ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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, ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Nicole Kidman: Cruise marriage protected me from harassment

HOLLYWOOD: Nicole Kidman has said her marriage to Tom Cruise gave her “protection” from sexual harassment early in her career. The Australian actress married Cruise in 1990 after they starred together in the film Days Of Thunder. She said: “I got married very young, but it definitely wasn’t power for ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »