The Report: Why the #MeToo Campaign has come to Bollywood

Synopsis

A lead Bollywood actor Tanushree Dutta, who is a former Miss Universe finalist, has accused her co- worker of sexual abuse. According to Miss Dutta, in 2008, one of her co-actors allegedly touched her inappropriately while filming.  She complained to the director and choreographer, but they insisted that she continue with filming, threatening consequences, describing her as “unprofessional” and “uncooperative”. This September, while on a trip to India, Dutta recalled the incident to a few journalists and her interviews went viral with 1.2 Million Tweets, many from India.

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Deepti Sharma, writer

Kolkata, India.

Aired on

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 7:05 pm

30 mins

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