#MeToo Amplified Whisper Network Is Causing Ructions In Bollywood
The All India Bakchod (AIB) has announced that its co-founder and chief executive officer Tanmay Bhat will be stepping away after the allegations of sexual harassment. Gursimran Khamba on his way to demotion and will be on leave until further notice.
AIB’s Utsav Chakraborty has been accused of several women for sending them “dick” (penis) pictures. Tanmay Bhat was aware of the incident and spoke to the victim about it, but continued to work with Utsav. Tanmay Bhat tweets,
Tanmay Bhat apologies on Twitter and tweets.
Meanwhile, Gursimran Khamba denies the allegations and apologies in a statement he released on Instagram.
Surprisingly, Khambha’s girlfriend Ishmeet Kohli haven’t come forward or reacted to this incident.
More survivors are coming forward in Indian film industry. Many of them inspired and emboldened from courageous Tanushree Dutta who recently came forward after accusing Nana Patekar.
There is a new entry on the growing list of Bollywood’s sexual predators as Kangana once again makes headlines. Kangana Ranaut, the lead actress of film Queen recently accused director Vikas Bahl’s of sexually harassing her on the sets of the 2014 film. The man was just getting shafted and then there is another accuser who step forward with more allegations. Actress Nayani Dixit, who co-starred with Kangana in Queen, speaks up about her experience of working with the director Vikas Bahl on the set of Queen.
This list is by no means exhaustive, as new allegations continue to be made daily in Bollywood.