The Tanushree Dutta-Nana Patekar harassment case has inspired one other lady to report an incident of se**xual assault in Bollywood – and Kangana says she believes her.
Indian director Vikas Bahl has been referred to as out by a feminine crew member from the set of Bombay Velvet for se**xually assaulting her. She revealed particulars of the incident to HuffPo India.
Kangana says she stands in help of the lady, saying that she has additionally confronted se**xual harassment by the hands of the Queen director.
“Although Vikas was married again in 2014 once we had been filming Queen, he bragged about having informal intercourse with a brand new associate each different day. I do not choose individuals and their marriages however you possibly can inform when dependancy turns into the illness. He partied each evening and shamed me for sleeping early and never being cool sufficient,” stated the actor in an interview with India Right this moment.
Kangana continued, “I typically instructed him off. He was frightened of me however nonetheless each time we met, socially greeted and hugged one another, he’d bury his face in my neck and maintain me actually tight and breathe within the odor of my hair. It took me a
large amount of energy and energy to drag myself out of his embrace. He’d say, ‘I like the way you odor Ok’.”
“I might inform one thing is fallacious with him. I consider this woman. However what is unhappy, is that now that Phantom has been dissolved, many are attacking him, despite the fact that the woman requested for assist way back. At the moment, the story was conveniently killed, however I supported her at the moment as properly. You may see my media interplay throughout certainly one of my model endorsement interactions. I assumed the motion [MeToo] would catch up however I used to be fallacious,” stated the 31-year-old actor.
Kangana is just not the one one from Bollywood to help the lady, Indian director Hansal Mehta, Nandita Das, and a number of other others additionally tweeted asking individuals to oust predators within the trade.
The latest circumstances of se**xual harassment in Bollywood make one query, has the MeToo motion lastly taken flight in India?