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#MeToo movement: A spark or fire?

The outpouring of testimony from women who have undergone harassment and abuse has been powerful. But this must not be the end of it all. The MeToo campaign must lead to structural change In the past few weeks, there has been an outflow of horrific stories of varying degrees of sexual assault against women. Women from most spheres, including...

Give girls a chance at everything, urges Priyanka Chopra

Actress Priyanka Chopra, who features in a Youtube video launched on International Day of the Girl Child on Thursday, says girls must be given a chance to follow their dreams and they will do everything. The video is aimed at generating awareness around the importance of girls’ education in India. As part of a mission to give everyone a...

Ignoring indecent behaviour encourages predator: Parineeti Chopra

if serial offenders kept getting work in the industry, it would send a wrong message Parineeti Chopra Wednesday said if people continue to ignore sexual harassment in the Hindi film industry, it would only encourage predators. In the onslaught of #MeToo, names such as Nana Patekar, Alok Nath, Vikas Bahl, and Kailash Kher have cropped up with women accusing...

‘Pahuna’ film I believed in from the word go: Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra on Monday said she had faith in her maiden Sikkimese production “Pahuna” (“The Little Visitors”) right from the outset. The film, produced under Purple Pebble Pictures, was adjudged Best Film (Jury Choice) and Special Mention by Professional Jury in The International Feature Film Category at SCHLINGEL International Children’s Film Festival in Germany. “‘Pahuna’. A film I’ve believed...

#MeToo movement is necessary in every field’

Kajol, perhaps one of our most versatile Bollywood actors, continues to shake a leg and woo the audience with her smooth charm. By Asmita Sarkar Talented, funny, witty and take-me-as-you-please, actor Kajol broke stereotypes of the ideal heroine and at a time of the biggie male star, pushed her way in as the she-hero.  She continues to mold herself to...

Master of grey

Actress Tabu has imbued each character that she has played, from a damsel in distress to a murderess, conspirator or just plain quirky, with her own brand of uniqueness. She has been a perfect puppet master for the audience’s heart. She tells Asmita Sarkar how her path led her to be a class apart  Monday, 08 October 2018 | Asmita Sarkar | Vivacity–...

Instead of #MeToo, it should be #YouToo for men: Shilpa

It shouldn’t be hashtag MeToo, it should be YouToo, for the men Sunday, 07 October 2018 | PTI | Mumbai– Actor Shilpa Shetty on Sunday said it is time women spoke about their harassment but not under the hashtag ‘MeToo’ but ‘YouToo’ as it is the men who are at fault. Shilpa applauded Tanushree Dutta for speaking up about the alleged harassment...

#MeToo is about right vs wrong: Deepika Padukone

Friday, 05 October 2018 | PTI | New Delhi– Actress Deepika Padukone said Friday that #MeToo movement is about the victory of right over wrong and should not be reduced to men versus women. When asked about the #MeToo movement in the light of Tanushree Dutta‘s allegations of harassment against Nana Patekar, Padukone said, “For me, the #MeToo movement is not about...

I’m lucky to have a wife who doesn’t spend much: Ajay Devgan Actor/Celebrity

Actor, Celebrity Ajay Devgn feels lucky to have actress Kajol as his wife as she doesn’t spend much. The star couple shot for an episode of “Indian Idol 10” where they played rapid fire and revealed some secrets, read a statement. When Ajay was asked who is the “Singham” of the house, Kajol said Ajay is the one and...

Tanushree Dutta says she has received legal notices from Nana Patekar, Vivek Agnihotri

Violent threats are being issued against me by the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena party: Tanushree Dutta. Actor Tanushree Dutta says she was slapped with two legal notices on Thursday – from veteran actor Nana Patekar and filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri, respectively. In a recent TV interview, Dutta alleged Patekar misbehaved with her when the two were shooting a special song for...