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Tanushree Dutta’s interview on harassment gone viral on internet.

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In an interview with Zoom TV , Dutta claimed that the industry knew about the incident, however, they chose to stay mum about it. “Everyone knows about Nana Patekar that he has always been disrespectful towards women.

Bollywood actor Tanushree Dutta has alleged that she was harassed ten years ago by fellow actor Nana Patekar during the shooting of a movie titled Horn ‘Ok’ Pleassss. People in the industry know that he has beaten actresses, he has molested them. His behaviour with women has always been crude but no publication has printed anything about it,” she said. Watch the interview here:

Many popular comedians also took a stand on the issue and wondered why Bollywood stars are not speaking out about the issue. Here are some of the many posts supporting Dutta.

Bollywood by and large has kept silent on the issue, but many from the industry such as Rucha Chadha, Farhan Akhtar, Priyanka Chopra and Twinkle Khanna have expressed their support to Dutta.

 

Mallika Dua

@MallikaDua

Swara Bhasker

@ReallySwara

#IBelieveYouTanushreeDutta https://youtu.be/BjMoJ526QkI 

Kaneez Surka

@kaneezsurka

Of course alot of Bollywood stars and producers won’t say anything – they are afraid and some of them should be. Be afraid, be very afraid – It begun.
More power to women like – for fighting the good fight for us.

Janice Sequeira

@janiceseq85

Things aren’t the same anymore (even though, they aren’t exactly different either). The movement has encouraged women to come out and speak about sexual misconduct in the West. If it’s, in turn, inspiring women in India to speak out, we need to find a way to encourage it.

Janice Sequeira

@janiceseq85

We all know there are hundreds and thousands of women who are too afraid to speak out against sexual assault and misconduct, lest they be called “unprofessional”. They will only speak up if we appreciate – even laud – the courage of , and not look the other way.

Mariam Mohammed@_marmariam

Apparently, if you’re a charitable man, it is okay to harass women in their workplace. Hmmm good point. Why did we never think of that 🙄 https://twitter.com/Khiladi_desi/status/1045563741134192640 

Mariam Mohammed@_marmariam

is a force to be reckoned with. I’m sorry your workplace was made unsafe for you. It is not okay that you had to give up your entire career. It is not okay that your perpetrator gets a free pass. You are power. You are grit. You are a woman🙌🏾

Ratnam Singh@gem_rat

If you thought just kick-started in , you are wrong. For it to breathe and travel further, people gotta have a spine and our Bollywood “superstars” don’t have any except for just very very few.

Apeksha joshi@apeksha31joshi

idk why people are judging her instead of appreciating her courage. Do not question , support her.