Tanushree Dutta has brought the Me Too movement in India with her accusations against the veteran actor Nana Patekar. The movement has led to several names of bigwigs of the industry coming forward. Many Bollywood movies are made revolving around sexual harassment and assault. Today we have listed down five films that are based on this issue.
Helmed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury ‘Pink’ is the story of three women who meet three men at a concert in Delhi. The movie shows women’s struggle with advances and sexual assault. It starred Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang, and Angad Bedi in pivotal roles. It raised the question on consent of a women.
‘Maatr’ is a story of a mother and a daughter who are kidnapped and sexually assaulted by a politician’s son and his friends. As her daughter loses her life in this, her mother avenge the death. This Raveena Tandon starrer movie will surely send a chill down your spine.
Director Sudhir Mishra showed sexual harassment that happens at the workplaces. Arjun Rampal and Chitrangda Singh were the lead characters in the movie where the former files a case against Arjun Rampal who played Rahul Verma in the movie.
Directed by Ashok Gaikwad, ‘Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat’ is Rani Mukerji’s debut movie. Though the movie was not a box office hit, it highlighted the topic of marital rape.
This movie by Shekhar Kapur is based on the life of dacoit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi. In real life Phoolan was rape by men in her village and it is far more bitter what is depicted in the movie.