Mandana Karimi on ‘Kya Kool Hain Hum 3’ director Umesh Ghadge: Harassment doesn’t mean to touch me, it means to make my life hell
The #MeToo which started in Hollywood one year ago has arrived in India too and salute to Tanushree Dutta, who is the torchbearer of this movement in India. Bollywood has never been easy for strugglers and newcomers. While some succumb to assaults and harassment, there are some who raise their voices. Post Tanushree’s allegations on the veteran actor Nana, many actresses and other women narrated their own stories of falling in the hands of sexual predators. After Kangana Ranaut, Vinta Nanda and Geetika Tyagi, Mandana Karimi has also come out in the open to tell her share of the ordeal.
Mandana Karimi, who was seen in ‘Bigg Boss’, accused ‘Kya Kool Hain Hum 3’ director Umesh Ghadge of sexual harassment. In an interview to India TV, the actress has said that she was asked to remove her clothes because they wanted to see if she fit the role.
In an interview to ANI, we see Mandana sharing her experience. She said, “An experience led me to leave my profession which I loved. Harassment doesn’t mean to touch me, it means to make my life hell. I was too miserable. I didn’t talk to anybody about it. It was my ‘Kya Kool Hain Hum 3’ director. His name is Umesh.”
She also shared her experience of last-minute changes to dance steps, changes in call times and asking her to wear clothes that she was not supposed to wear.
Here are the posts by ANI.
Umesh Ghadge started harassing me by changing the steps in the song,putting other people in the song saying this is last minute decision. Calling me early on set, asking me to wear clothes that I was not even supposed to wear, keeping me waiting: Mandana Karimi on #Metoo pic.twitter.com/eucTEAscJQ
— ANI (@ANI) October 12, 2018
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