• Monday, August 15, 2022

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Bollywood director fired in India’s #Metoo storm

Mukesh Chhabra

By: Sarwar Alam

Fox Star Studios has sacked a Bollywood director working on a Hindi-language remake of hit US movie The Fault In Our Stars after he was accused of sexual harassment by two women. Mukesh Chhabra is the latest to get embroiled in India’s #Metoo movement which has been gaining traction, with several women calling out powerful men in government, Bollywood and the media. Fox Star Studios, a joint venture between Fox and Star India, said Chhabra had been asked to exit the project as it “takes allegations of sexual harassment of women at workplace very seriously”. An internal complaints committee would look…

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