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#MeToo Movement: Celebs Accused of Sexual Harassment

India | News18 | October 15, 2018, 9:30 am
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 Senior journalist Vinod Dua became the latest from the media industry to be called out for alleged sexual harassment, with filmmaker Nishtha Jain saying he stalked her for several days. In a detailed note on Facebook, Jain said when she met Dua for a job interview in 1989, he allegedly narrated a 'lewd sexual joke' to her. The filmmaker further claims that the journalist stalked her and also

Senior journalist Vinod Dua became the latest from the media industry to be called out for alleged sexual harassment, with filmmaker Nishtha Jain saying he stalked her for several days. In a detailed note on Facebook, Jain said when she met Dua for a job interview in 1989, he allegedly narrated a 'lewd sexual joke' to her. The filmmaker further claims that the journalist stalked her and also "slobbered all over” her face. (Image: News 18)

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 Actress Saloni Chopra accused director Sajid Khan of sexual harassment while she worked with him as an assistant. She also accused Vikas Bahl, who is already facing sexual harassment charges from a former employee, of being a sexist. (Image: Yogen Shah)

Actress Saloni Chopra accused director Sajid Khan of sexual harassment while she worked with him as an assistant. She also accused Vikas Bahl, who is already facing sexual harassment charges from a former employee, of being a sexist. (Image: Yogen Shah)

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 Subhash Ghai has been accused of rape with an anonymous woman alleging that he spiked her drink and then sexually assaulted her, a claim the director

Subhash Ghai has been accused of rape with an anonymous woman alleging that he spiked her drink and then sexually assaulted her, a claim the director "strictly and firmly" denied. The woman claims he once forcefully kissed her but tried to pacify her the next day by calling the incident a 'lover's tiff'. (Image: Viral Bhayani)

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 As the ‘Me Too’ movement gathers momentum in the country, allegations of sexual harassment have surfaced against union minister and former journalist MJ Akbar. The minister of state for external affairs has been accused of sexual harassment by at least four women. (Image: Reuters)

As the ‘Me Too’ movement gathers momentum in the country, allegations of sexual harassment have surfaced against union minister and former journalist MJ Akbar. The minister of state for external affairs has been accused of sexual harassment by at least four women. (Image: Reuters)

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 Actor Rohit Roy has been accused of sexually harassing an unnamed woman. The accuser, who reached out to a journalist through social media, alleged that she had been persistently harassed by Rohit. In the harrowing first-person account, the woman claimed that Rohit would send her

Actor Rohit Roy has been accused of sexually harassing an unnamed woman. The accuser, who reached out to a journalist through social media, alleged that she had been persistently harassed by Rohit. In the harrowing first-person account, the woman claimed that Rohit would send her "suggestive" messages when she was about 16-year-old. "He's harassed me on several occasions since, trying to get me to kiss him. Including when his wife (was) in the next room," she wrote. (Image: AFP)

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 Singer Kailash Kher was accused of sexual harrasement by singer Sona Mohapatra. She said,

Singer Kailash Kher was accused of sexual harrasement by singer Sona Mohapatra. She said, "I met Kailash for coffee in Prithvi Café to discuss a forthcoming concert where both our bands were playing & after the usual, a hand on my thigh with lines likes, your so beautiful, feel so good that a ‘musician got you’ (Ram) not an actor." (Image: Instagram)

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 Veteran TV writer, producer and director Vinta Nanda, in a detailed Facebook post, has alleged that Alok Nath raped her more than once 19 years ago after he was sacked from their iconic show Tara for misbehaving with its lead actress. (Image: AFP)

Veteran TV writer, producer and director Vinta Nanda, in a detailed Facebook post, has alleged that Alok Nath raped her more than once 19 years ago after he was sacked from their iconic show Tara for misbehaving with its lead actress. (Image: AFP)

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 Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is being sued by a Nevada woman who said he raped her in the penthouse suite of a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and then dispatched a team of

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is being sued by a Nevada woman who said he raped her in the penthouse suite of a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and then dispatched a team of "fixers" to obstruct the criminal investigation and trick her into keeping quiet for $375,000.The suit says the woman asked police last month to reopen the criminal case; Las Vegas police confirmed to The Associated Press that they have reopened a sexual assault case from 2009 brought by the woman named in the lawsuit. (Image: AP)

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 Journalist Sandhya Menon who has been one of the main drivers of this phase of the movement in the country, has been sharing the deeply disturbing allegations she has been receiving from diverse women professionals made against industry stalwarts. The latest name to come out is that of filmmaker and actor Rajat Kapoor, who has been accused of behaving inappropriately with three women in three different incidents. Menon posted screenshots of her conversations with the alleged victims, leading to a massive outcry on social media. (Image: Yogen Shah)

Journalist Sandhya Menon who has been one of the main drivers of this phase of the movement in the country, has been sharing the deeply disturbing allegations she has been receiving from diverse women professionals made against industry stalwarts. The latest name to come out is that of filmmaker and actor Rajat Kapoor, who has been accused of behaving inappropriately with three women in three different incidents. Menon posted screenshots of her conversations with the alleged victims, leading to a massive outcry on social media. (Image: Yogen Shah)

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 Actress Tanushree Dutta sent Bollywood into a panic when she accused critically-acclaimed, veteran actor Nana Patekar of sexual harassment on a film set some years ago. (Image: Yogen Shah)

Actress Tanushree Dutta sent Bollywood into a panic when she accused critically-acclaimed, veteran actor Nana Patekar of sexual harassment on a film set some years ago. (Image: Yogen Shah)

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 Award winning film director Vikas Bahl, best known for directing Kangana Ranaut starrer Queen, has been accused of sexually harassing a woman employee of Phantom Films. (Image: News18 archives)

Award winning film director Vikas Bahl, best known for directing Kangana Ranaut starrer Queen, has been accused of sexually harassing a woman employee of Phantom Films. (Image: News18 archives)

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 A Twitter user accused actor-comedian Utsav Chakraborty, an ex-AIB member, of sending sexually explicit messages to her and several other women. There are also allegations of sexual misconduct against the group's founder-member Gursimran Khamba.

A Twitter user accused actor-comedian Utsav Chakraborty, an ex-AIB member, of sending sexually explicit messages to her and several other women. There are also allegations of sexual misconduct against the group's founder-member Gursimran Khamba.

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 Author Chetan Bhagat was accused of sending inappropriate texts to a woman journalist.

Author Chetan Bhagat was accused of sending inappropriate texts to a woman journalist.

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 Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Kapoor was accused by journalist-turned-actress of molestation.

Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Kapoor was accused by journalist-turned-actress of molestation.

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 A female journalist accused singer Kailash Kher of harassment. (Image: Yogen Shah)

A female journalist accused singer Kailash Kher of harassment. (Image: Yogen Shah)

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 Malayalam actor Dileep was arrested over alleged abduction and sexual assault of an actress.

Malayalam actor Dileep was arrested over alleged abduction and sexual assault of an actress.

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