April 2019 Edition

Priyanka Chopra admits facing sexual harassment

The #MeToo Movement has made a lot of actors and actresses open up about what they had to go through for the work. Starting from Tanushree Dutta, a lot of actresses has spoken out.

Many prominent names like Nana Patekar, Sajid Khan, Alok Nath, Vikas Bahl and many others were in the receiving side of the story.

Recently, Priyanka revealed that she also faced sexual harassment in the industry. She further went on to say, “Everybody in this room has probably faced one because it had become a norm with women. We always had a voice. Just nobody heard us. Now if I have a story I don’t feel I am alone anymore – and I am not ashamed of it.”

She had stated, “I think people have misunderstood the #MeToo movement if they restrict it only to the film industry. It’s not only ki film industry mein aisi cheez hoti hai. Har job mein hoti hai. Jo mere saath hua hai, woh bohot pehle hua hai. Aisa nahi hai ki Dangal ke time hua hai ya uske baad. It happened when I was very young. I think people assuming that it’s very current and wondering why I am not talking about it… that’s a lot of expectation. Every woman in our country has dealt with it and I’m sure not everyone wants to talk about it publicly.”

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