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#MeToo Movement: Celebs Who Spoke About Sexual Abuse

India | News18 | October 16, 2018, 9:01 am
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 Saqib Saleem is the latest male actor to talk openly about the alleged sexual misconduct he experienced in the industry. The Race 3 star has claimed he was the victim of a sexual assault by a male professional from the industry, but never mustered up the courage to speak out over the incident. The actor recalled the incident in an interview with Hindustan Times. Without taking any names, Saqib recounted how a man tried to put his hands inside his pants. (Image: Yogen Shah)

Saqib Saleem is the latest male actor to talk openly about the alleged sexual misconduct he experienced in the industry. The Race 3 star has claimed he was the victim of a sexual assault by a male professional from the industry, but never mustered up the courage to speak out over the incident. The actor recalled the incident in an interview with Hindustan Times. Without taking any names, Saqib recounted how a man tried to put his hands inside his pants. (Image: Yogen Shah)

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"Queen" actor Kangana Ranaut alleged filmmaker Vikas Bahl of sexual harassment. This came after a woman employee at Phantom Films reiterated her allegations of molestation against Bahl. Kangana raised her voice against Bahl and said, “(I) Totally believe her, even though Vikas was married back in 2014 when we were filming Queen, he bragged about having casual sex with a new partner every other day. I don’t judge people and their marriages but you can tell when addiction becomes a sickness,” Kangana said in a statement. (Image: AFP)

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 Nayani Dixit, who also acted in 'Queen', has accused filmmaker Vikas Bahl of trying to sexually harass her during the shoot of the 2014 film. She alleged that the filmmaker made unwelcome advances at her.

Nayani Dixit, who also acted in 'Queen', has accused filmmaker Vikas Bahl of trying to sexually harass her during the shoot of the 2014 film. She alleged that the filmmaker made unwelcome advances at her.

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 Bollywood singer Sona Mohapatra accused singer Kailash Kher of sexual misconduct. She said,

Bollywood singer Sona Mohapatra accused singer Kailash Kher of sexual misconduct. 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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 Famous playback singer Chinmayi Sripaada took to twitter about the trauma she went through with the legendary lyricist Vairamuthu. Chinmayi who has been in the music industry for over 17 years said she hasn’t seen anyone in the industry misbehaved with her except Vairamuthu.

Famous playback singer Chinmayi Sripaada took to twitter about the trauma she went through with the legendary lyricist Vairamuthu. Chinmayi who has been in the music industry for over 17 years said she hasn’t seen anyone in the industry misbehaved with her except Vairamuthu.

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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: Viral Bhayani)

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: Viral Bhayani)

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 Film and TV actor Alok Nath has been accused by another industry insider for sexual harassment and bad behavior. Sandhya Mridul, a fairly known face on Indian TV and films, has narrated a harrowing incident that allegedly took place when she was shooting with Alok Nath for a telefilm. (Image: Yogen Shah)

Film and TV actor Alok Nath has been accused by another industry insider for sexual harassment and bad behavior. Sandhya Mridul, a fairly known face on Indian TV and films, has narrated a harrowing incident that allegedly took place when she was shooting with Alok Nath for a telefilm. (Image: Yogen Shah)

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 'Tara' star Navneet Nishan also supported Vinta Nanda's allegations against Alok Nath while confirming the harassment she faced at the hands of the actor. Nishan said she empathises with the

'Tara' star Navneet Nishan also supported Vinta Nanda's allegations against Alok Nath while confirming the harassment she faced at the hands of the actor. Nishan said she empathises with the "terrible pain" Nanda has gone through. Without naming Nath, she said she also suffered because of this man's "power trip". (Image courtesy: Twitter)

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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: News18)

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: News18)

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