It has not been long since the #MeToo movement took the Bollywood by storm. Started by Tanushree Dutta, who alleged Nana
- According to india.com, the veteran actor on Wednesday said that he is fortunate that his name has not come out in the #MeToo movement despite everything that he has done.
- He was quoted as saying by india.com:
“I really call myself fortunate that in today’s times, tamam harkate karne kay bawajood (despite everything that I’ve done), my name hasn’t come out in the #MeToo movement. Hence, I listen to my wife and often take her as a shield with me so that even if there’s nothing, I can show, ‘I am happily married, my life is good”
- He said this at the launch of the book “A Touch of Evil” by author Dhruv Somani in Mumbai.
- He added:
“Behind every successful man, there is a woman”
“Today is the time of #MeToo, and there shouldn’t be any shame or hesitation to say that behind a successful man’s fall is a woman. Behind the troubles and infamy of successful men, there have been mostly women that I’ve seen in this movement”
- He referred to his wife Poonam as a “goddess” and his everything.
- He also urged people to not say anything about him.
- He further asked the mass to take his statement in the “right humour”:
“Don’t take it otherwise. Please take it with a plain sense of
humour. I highly appreciate and applaud the women, who, better late than never, have come forward… I salute their courage and guts.
“But beyond that, I don’t want to go further at this hour because it’s a book launch event and we should not cross our limits. But having said this, I understand what you are saying and I am highly supportive of what you said”
It’ll be interesting to see how people react to Sinha’s statement. Till then let us know your comments below.