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ART & CULTURE

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Chinmayee sripada, Sudha raghunathan, T m krishna, Casting Couch

#MeToo in Carnatic music - Why there's such silence on the caste dynamics that rule the Sabhas

Carnatic and Bharatnatyam's cultural worlds are hit by two paradoxes. Sexual harassment vs a veil of hypocrisy based on caste and piety.

VARIETY

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Nana Patekar, Me Too, Tanushree dutta, Casting Couch

Don't make excuses, Bollywood: If Nana Patekar is 'obnoxious', just say that

When your house is on fire, you need to act. Being polite can wait.

ART & CULTURE

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Harvey Weinstein, Sexual harassment, Casting Couch, #MeToo

Not all women are blameless – why slam only the Harvey Weinsteins?

It takes two to tango - even in a casting couch scenario. The women who first say 'yes', and complain later, only helped a crime go on.

VARIETY

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Entertainment, Bollywood, #MeToo, Casting Couch

Why Bollywood still does not take casting couch as sexual harassment

The Me Too movement has still not hit home.

VARIETY

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Entertainment, Sri Reddy, Bollywood, Casting Couch

Saroj Khan justifying casting couch is the lowest Bollywood could stoop

The veteran choreographer compared casting couch with rape and later apologised.

VARIETY

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Casting Couch, Pawan Kalyan, Telugu film industry, Sri Reddy

Topless protest, rape threats, leaked videos: How Sri Reddy saga is revealing Telugu film industry’s dirty picture

The issue the actor had raised – of casting couch and women’s exploitation – is in danger of being drowned out.

VARIETY

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Entertainment, Telugu cinema, Tollywood, Casting Couch

Shaming Telugu actor Sri Reddy for topless protest against casting couch shows why it exists

No fellow actor has taken her side.

VARIETY

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Television, Ekta Kapoor, Bollywood, Casting Couch

What Ekta Kapoor means when she suggests Bollywood runs on sexual favours

The producer alleged women meeting producers, hooking up for work should also be looked into in the wake Harvey Weinstein controversy.

VARIETY

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Sexual harassment, Bollywood, Casting Couch, #MeToo

Jeetendra is not the first Indian celeb to face sexual harassment charges: Here are 10 others

From Rajesh Khanna to Irrfan Khan: allegations galore.

ART & CULTURE

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Social Media, Troll, Casting Couch, India Today South Conclave

Taapsee Pannu on being trolled for bikini shoot and what other leading actors from South spoke on sexism in films

At the India Today South Conclave 2018, Gautami, Khushbu, Taapsee, Kajal talk about casting couch and others issues they face.