new Delhi: Last year, due to the massive #MeToo Moment across the country, many women had disclosed incidents of sexual abuse with them, in which many big Bollywood celebrities were also named. A similar name was the singer and music director Anu Malik, who was accused of sexual harassment by many female singers due to the #MeToo campaign. After this, Anu Malik also had to leave the chair of the judge of the singing reality show 'Indian Idol 11'. But now the news is that after being removed in the last season, this time again the channel has decided to place Anu Malik on the chair of the judge.
As soon as this news came out, singer Sona Mohapatra took out his anger at the channel airing the show and the music director Vishal Dadlani that he had reunited with Anu Malik.
Sona takes a dig at Twitter and lashed out at Vishal Dadlani for his double-handedness. Actually, under the #MeToo campaign last year, Vishal Dadlani attacked the government and said that incidents with so many women are coming out but the government is not taking any stand on it. Sona Mahapatra retweeted Vishal Dadlani's same tweet, writing, 'Because you understand and care about the pain of Indian women, you should take a right step and walk as you said. Many women have reported incidents of sexual abuse by Anu Malik with them. No amount or fame can pay its price.
& since U do care about the pain of Indian women & girls, Vishal, take a real stand, stand up & walk your talk.Multiple women spoke up about Anu Malik in @IndiaMeToo & some were minors during the incident. No amount of money or fame is worth this. #MeToo https://t.co/5zb4ssaF7B https://t.co/Hr3xg5nHkq
– ShutUpSona (@sonamohapatra) September 11, 2019
Sona, in another tweet, lashed out at the channel airing the show, saying, "It is certain that the channel has shot a promo of the show with Anu Malik, against which many women campaigned #MeToo , Some of which were also minors. It is clear that this channel supports the people who sexually exploit people.
It is confirmed news that @SPTV @sonytv have shot a promo with Anu Malik who got called out by multiple women last year in @IndiaMeToo .Some who were minors.Sends out a clear message to #India & the world at large – Sony Pictures Television "supports", "enables" sexual predators. https://t.co/9TIFtZu62k
– ShutUpSona (@sonamohapatra) September 12, 2019
Recall that in October 2018, singers Sona Mohapatra and Shweta Pandit called Anu Malik a 'pedophile' and a 'sexual predator'. He had denied the allegation that he had sexually abused Shweta.
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