The #MeToo movement has gained momentum in India and many Bollywood celebrities came forward expressing their opinions on the same. In fact, Akshay Kumar cancelled the shooting of Housefull 4 following sexual harassment allegations against Sajid Khan and Nana Patekar. On the other hand, Hrithik Roshan also requested producers of Super 30 to take strict action against Vikas Bahl. Though superstar Salman Khan refused to comment on the ongoing movement, his father, Salim Khan has tweeted in support of survivors saying that it’s better late than never. Also Read - Pavitra Punia Gets Evicted From Bigg Boss 14 After Jaan Kumar Sanu?
Salim took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter and wrote, “The only defence they have is “Why so late ?” It is better late than never. You don’t have to wait for the result, you have already won great public support. Aadmi pahad se gir kar khadda ho sakta hai…apni nazron se girkar nahin.” Also Read - Deepika Padukone Reunites With Shah Rukh Khan For Pathan, To Start Shooting Today
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Earlier, when Salman was asked his views on it, he got away saying that he is not aware of the varsity of the case. The actor is currently occupied with the work of his upcoming film, Bharat alongside Katrina Kaif and Sunil Grover. The movie is all set to hit the screens on Eid, next year.
Tanushree Dutta accused veteran actor Nana Patekar of sexual harassment on the sets of Horn Ok Pleassss in 2008. The latter denied allegations but after that many women from Bollywood and outside came forward and shame their perpetrators through social media posts.
From Alok Nath, Vikas Bahl to Chetan Bhagat, some renowned faces have been accused of sexual misconduct, harassment and even rape. Lately, actress Kangana Ranaut lashed out at filmmaker
Karan Johar for not speaking on the movement stating that he tweets ten times a day about his gym looks and airport looks but has no time to talk about #MeToo. She herself accused Vikas Bahal of sexual misconduct on the sets of Queen.