After Tanushree Dutta’s interview with a leading media channel and her claims on being sexually harassed by veteran actor Nana Patekar, Bollywood industry is now supporting her bravery.
Actors Kalki Koechlin, Shilpa Shetty, and Esha Gupta on Saturday joined the bandwagon of Bollywood actors who supported Tanushree Dutta's courage to speak up about supposedly being sexually harassed by veteran actor Nana Patekar.
Kalki Koechlin of Dev D. fame, while speaking to a media house, said talking about issues pertaining to sexual harassment is the need of the hour.
"We still don't know what the rules at a workplace are between men and women. It is good that after a controversy we ask questions, and only after asking questions everyone is educated about it, "added Koechlin.
On the other hand, Shilpa Shetty said after receiving to know about the news from social media, she felt really bad "as a woman" for the trauma Tanushree had to go through. "I just feel that nobody should go through any kind of indignity," Shetty said. She further said that a workplace should only be "conducive to work and not violence". No human being, be it man or a woman should come under any form of pressure, she added.
Bollywood actors Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Parineeti Chopra, and others have voiced their support for Tanushree Dutta, following her allegations of misbehaviour against veteran actor Nana Patekar.
We are happy to know that Bollywood is extending their support to Tanushree Dutta.