Tanushree Dutta, who set the Indian film industry on fire last year with the beginning of #MeToo Movement, is now all set to come back with a Short film, whose story would revolve around sexual harassment. The inspiration for this short film is taken from the real life incidents of the actress and also is based on real incidents.
This short film will showcase the stories of newcomers, who face sexual harassment in the industry. The short film, which is produced by the online platform, ‘Ullu’ is slated to release online on 8th March 2019, that is on International Women’s Day. In an interview with Midday, Tanushree Dutta gave some of the information regarding her upcoming short film,
“It deals with the issue of willful exploitation of young newcomers in showbiz or any other field where they don’t have mentors or guidance.”
After being asked further about the short film that will it be a fiction story or a non-fiction story, she said,
“It is a new format where reality meets fiction.” while speaking about the plot of the short film, she also asserted, “I was approached by Ullu, the online content platform that is producing the film. I play a guardian angel who inspires the girls to make the right decision.” She added, “I wrote the dialogues, inspired by my own insight and understanding on the matter. I was excited to face the camera after nine years because this time, I was not only entertaining but also imparting wisdom to the misled and unfortunate,”
Watch the teaser of Tanushree’s short film below:
Tanushree Dutta, who is in New Jersey currently, shared her story of how she became a victim of sexual harassment at the workplace. She has accused Nana Patekar of this case and also slammed the Indian choreographer Ganesh Acharya for supporting Nana Patekar at the time of shooting for Horn Ok! Please. Post that, the actress moved back to the US. She was recently even invited as a guest speaker at the Harvard Business School.
Soon after Nana Patekar was targeted, several Bollywood celebs like Sajid Khan, Vikas Bahl, Rajat Kapoor, Chetan Bhagat, Rajkumar Hirani, Alok Nath, Anu Malik, and Kailash Kher, among others, were accused of sexual misconduct and the effect was such that Nana Patekar and Sajid Khan had to step down from their film, Housefull 4.