The year 2018 saw a positive wave in the name of #MeToo movement in India where many women came forward and shared their sexual assault stories with the world. This particular movement was an eye-opener to many as it unmasked prominent names in Bollywood who sexually abused women. The torch bearer of the same was Tanushree Dutta who accused Nana Patekar of sexually harassing her. Then started the storm and it was last year when singers Shweta Pandit and Sona Mohapatra had accused the Indian Idol 11 judge, Anu Malik of sexual harassment. Well, that did not stop there, as later two other budding singers also levelled similar allegations against Malik. However, Malik had earlier called these allegations, 'baseless and false.' Anu Malik Asked to Step Down As Indian Idol 10 Judge; Former Assistant Producer Says Channel Already Knew About His Abuse of Power but Did Nothing.
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