A former worker of Phantom Movies, a manufacturing home based by Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Vikas Bahl and Madhu Mantena had accused Bahl of sexually harassing her in 2015. HuffPost India lately reported the lady’s detailed account of the alleged incident. She additionally said that regardless of understanding the reality for nearly two years, the Phantom founders didn’t do something about it.
Because the information broke, many Bollywood personalities have spoken in regards to the incident on social media.
Main the brigade, filmmaker Hansal Mehta shared the article, stating that as a substitute of being probed, the accused has a movie releasing quickly with a well-liked actor within the lead.
Will anyone do something about this bloody creep or will the business shield him prefer it at all times does? ‘Queen’ Director Vikas Bahl Sexually Assaulted Me, Phantom Movies Did Nothing: Survivor Speaks Out https://t.co/dKeqlMkE0n
— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) October 6, 2018
Want I might do extra than simply communicate out. As a father of two ladies I worry them having to cope with such predators simply because no person took any motion in opposition to Bahl and his ilk- quite the opposite a significant star has acted in his new movie. Who’s empowered right here? The sufferer or the creep? https://t.co/Xy1O5djRvN — Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) October 6, 2018
Nationwide Award-winning author Apurva Asrani wrote such incidents made him sick.
This story makes me sick. Why was no motion taken in opposition to Vikas Bahl in over three years?? To assume that the sufferer needed to proceed to work in the identical workplace & even be assigned to report back to him is terrible. Terrific reportage @aktalkies 👍 https://t.co/nbmE3rrJ6f — Apurva Asrani (@Apurvasrani) October 6, 2018
Nikkhil Advani in his tweet mentioned this was not an remoted incident and there was a must deliver a change within the movie business.
Severe motion, critical introspection and critical correction is required from an business that has perpetually been plagued with ailing reputation. This isn’t the story of 1 lady or one incident however symptomatic of a piece ethic at massive. @aktalkies @HuffPostIndia https://t.co/ZkGcMe5qZ8 — Nikkhil Advani (@nikkhiladvani) October 6, 2018
Sacred Game actor Kubra Sait additionally shared the article, lauding the lady’s braveness.
The main points in listed below are gory.
However essential to learn.
Might the lady proceed to battle understanding that her story isn’t wasted. Thank You for the braveness. #MeToo #TimesUp https://t.co/s5AF8kLQxU
— Kubbra Sait (@kubrasait) October 6, 2018
Shubh Mangal Savdhaan director RS Prasanna additionally expressed his horror on the revelations, writing that “#MeToo appears to have change into the forest fireplace that it deserves to be.”
My Brother…Nikhil filmmaker Onir wrote, “I hope issues are altering.”
Stunning how this horrible man was shielded for therefore lengthy…. the silence V V SAD.
I’ve lately seen this silence and apathy in direction of one other incident of assault . I hope issues are altering #metoohttps://t.co/j4bTDH1oa7
— Onir (@IamOnir) October 6, 2018
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