Recently a Bollywood actress came forward with explosive allegations of sexual misconduct against Nana Patekar. This later, led many women to come forward to share their horrifying incidents. While it takes a lot of courage to stand up and narrate their stories to the world, there are some people who think that these women are accusing people of sexual harassment to hog the limelight. But we wonder why would one open up about such horrifying incidents just for publicity. One such celebrity is actor-director Asrani, whose statement will leave you ridiculed.
In a statement to the news agency ANI, Asrani stated that most women are accusing stars of sexual misconduct and harassment for publicity and film promotions, among others. While speaking to ANI, the actor said, " I support women, everyone should, but all this is mostly for publicity, part of film promotions and nothing else. Mere accusations mean nothing, don't take this seriously: Asrani on #metoo in Bollywood" You're ridiculed after reading his statement, aren't you? Imran Khan on Vikas Bahl Sexual Harassment Row: Everyone in the Film Industry Was Familiar With The Filmmaker's Behaviour
I support women, everyone should, but all this is mostly for publicity, part of film promotions and nothing else. Mere accusations mean nothing, don't take this seriously: Asrani on #metoo in Bollywood pic.twitter.com/HP15n6xP1r
— ANI (@ANI) October 11, 2018
With this #metoomovement being started in our country, many women came forward and called out the names of men, who sexually harassed and molested them. Big names like Rajat Kapoor, Vikas Bahl, Zulfi Syed, Kailash Kher, and Alok Nath have been accused for sexual misconduct. Watch this space for further updates.