Women filmmakers have joined hands to support people sharing their stories of sexual harassment within Bollwyood
Mumbai: Women filmmakers are joining forces to hit back at #MeToo offenders within Bollywood. Critically-acclaimed directors such as Konkona Sen Sharma, Nandita Das, Meghna Gulzar, Kiran Rao, Zoya Akhtar and more have pledged their support to India's #MeToo movement.
They released a statement reading, "As women and filmmakers, we come together to support the #MeToolndia movement. We are in complete solidarity with the women who have come forward with honest accounts of harassment and assault. Our respect and admiration to them as their courage has started a revolution of welcome change."
The list of the female filmmakers also includes Alankrita Shrivastava, Nitya Mehra, Ruchi Narain and Shonali Bose.
Caught in the #MeToo storm, celebrities such as Nana Patekar, Rajat Kapoor, Subhash Kapoor, Alok Nath, Subhash Ghai, Vikas Bahl, Kailash Kher, Sajid Khan, Mukesh Chhabra and comedy group AIB, Aditi Mittal, singer Raghu Dixit, Tamil lyricist-poet Vairamuthu have been named and shamed.
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Last Updated Oct 14, 2018, 2:18 PM IST