• Monday, August 15, 2022


Bollywood stars back actress who claims she was sexually harassed by veteran actor

Tanushree Dutta

By: Sarwar Alam

Bollywood stars are speaking up against sexual harassment after allegations against a veteran actor surfaced this week, with several calling for action against perpetrators in an industry that is notorious for its exploitation of women. Tanushree Dutta, a Bollywood actress and former Miss India, said in press interviews this week that Nana Patekar, a veteran actor who is now 67, had harassed her on the sets of a film in 2008. Dutta had made the same allegations in 2008 and Patekar had denied them at the time. “Back then, these incidents would be discussed only behind closed doors and not…

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