Me Too Movement is considered to be run in India when a feminist society took a step to stand against the male gender who abuses the women sexually that snitches the rights of women in the society. The action taken by the feminist community was to raise the voice of women who were harassed by the someone sexually. The main objectives of this campaign were to provide all rights to women in society and help them to raise their voices in the society regardless of gender discrimination.

Although this campaign affected society in a stressful manner, as it changed the society adversely because of wrong allegations, but on the contrary, it also helped the women whose voices were vanished by the use of power. In India, #MeToo trend is getting vast fame and massive response from social media users and even from the public, many cases came on the screen, and the list of people accused in this movement is described below.

Anu Malik

Anu Malik is an Indian singer who is one of the most popular personalities in the film industry of India. He had to face many sexual harassment allegations by many women like Shweta Pandit, Sona Mohapatra, etc. Recently, Caralisa Monteiro who is a singer in Bollywood industry alleged that Anu Malik asked her to come over his place and she felt uncomfortable to meet him alone. She met him with her friend to make a comfortable meeting, and she also put allegations. The lawyer of Anu Malik stated that Anu Malik respects the #MeToo movement but character assassination violates the human rights law. After a few allegations on Anu Malik’s character, he stepped down from the judging seat in a renowned TV show, Indian Idol.

Varun Grover

Varun Grover is one of the famous personalities in India who works as comedian, screenwriter, and lyricist. He has been alleged by an anonymous girl who said that he misbehaved with her in 2001 on the content of a play. In a statement, Varun Grover denied all the allegations about harassment on him, and he refused to believe in all the screenshots shown by the girl on Twitter. He narrated that, it affected not only his social worth and career but also his mental health. He also described that he is ready for an inquiry for this case and he is willing to prove himself innocent in this case.

Gaurang Doshi

Gaurang Doshi is the son of Vinod Doshi, and the sexual harassment of a lady also alleges him. An actor, Flora Saini claims that she was being harassed and assaulted by her boyfriend, Gaurang Doshi, in 2007. Flora Saini was one of those actors who penned down after #MeToo campaign getting popular in India, and she got a good response on Twitter. She also sent a legal notice to Gaurang Doshi to prove himself innocent, and Gaurang Doshi denied all the allegations by Flora Saini, and he said that he is being victimized.

Vikas Bahl

Vikas Bahl is one of the famous Indian filmmakers, and he also became the part of #MeToo movement when her colleague, Kangana Ranaut impeached about sexual harassment and asexual abuse on him during a shoot of the movie in 2014. This allegation affected the popularity of the filmmaker among the industry and fans. Vikas Bahl denied all the charges in 2015 during a Phantom Party in Goa that was co-owned by Vikas Bahl.

Nana Patekar

Nana Patekar is one of the most dynamic actors in Indian film industry, and he is one of the most senior actors in Bollywood too. Tanushree Dutta claimed that Nana Patekar harassed and assaulted her during the shoot of a movie in 2007. She filed the FIR against him, choreographer, director, and producer of that movie. Nana Patekar responded that these are all false accusations made by the Tanushree Dutta and he said that all the allegations by Tanushree Dutta are a lie. Nana Patekar also demanded an apology from her by sending Tanushree Dutta a legal notice.

Anirban Das Blah

Anirban Das Blah is the founder of KWAN Entertainment and also celebrity manager. A woman blamed that he assaulted her and alleged that Anirban misconducted with her sexually. After this #MeToo allegations, Anirban Das Blah tried to attempt suicide in Mumbai, but traffic police patrol rescued him. When police recorded his statement, he told them that he was mentally depressed because of allegations on him and Das also stated about his personality that Das is a kind and good person, but he also has a monster inside him.

Utsav Chakraborty

Utsav Chakraborty is an Indian comedian, YouTuber, and one of the famous among the youngsters through YouTube. He has been accused of harassment, and some women alleged that he was asking them to send explicit pictures and that storm on Twitter created a huge mystery about his personality. After all, he admitted that he is responsible for insulting and misbehaving with those women and he apologized to those women for misbehaving with them. Many young women used those apologizes to micro-blogging sites to show the power of women.

Vivek Agnihotri

Vivek Agnihotri is a Bollywood director, producer, and screenwriter and he has worked on many eminence movies. Tanushree Dutta claimed that Vivek Agnihotri misbehaved with her during the shoot of a film. Vivek Agnihotri took this case seriously and issued a statement through his lawyer that the explanations given by Tanushree Dutta are false. He also sent a legal notice to the actress to prove himself right legally.

Chetan Bhagat

Chetan Bhagat is one of the top-selling authors in India; however, he also has been alleged by a woman about misbehaviour with her. The woman shared the pictures of messages among them, and the author apologized her for the misbehave with her and also told that he, individually, and his family affected by this situation. He accused to the woman for misconduct with her on WhatsApp messaging app.

Alok Nath

Alok Nath is a senior actor in Indian film and drama industry and one of the most popular personalities in India. He faced allegations by different Bollywood actors after accusation thrown by Vinta Nanda about sexual violation about two decades ago. After Vinta Nanda’s assertion in Alok Nath, many well-known actors put the allegations of sexual harassment on him, Sandhya Mridul and Amyra Dastur are also among those accusers. Alok Nath declined all the accusations thrown on him about sexual harassment, and he gave his point of view that everything else said by women will be considered as valid and dismissed all the allegations on him.


Topics: #metoo, bollywood
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