Leading the #MeToo movement in Bollywood, actress Tanushree Dutta named names and held no prisoners. She has been recently invited to speak at Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts in the USA along with other members of the Indian community. Despite the consistent onslaught, Tanushree kept her voice ringing high and encouraged other members of the community to speak up against sexual harassment and exploitation by the rich and powerful.
Invited at the India Conference, along with Tanushree, are some very prominent names. Personalities include journalist Barkha Dutt, yogi Sadhguru, Bahubali director SS Rajmouli, MD Facebook India Ajit Mohan and Farid Ahsan, co-founder of ShareChat. Tanushree will use this platform to inspire “a call to action against tyranny, oppressive patriarchy and systemic abuse of power and will also share her spiritual journey of grace, surrender, hope and healing.”Dutta spoke up against sexual harassment and named prominent names such as Nana Patekar which started a massive movement. Subsequently, many allegations surfaced against veteran actors such as Alok Nath, Sajid Khan, Anu Malik, and of late, Rajkumar Hirani.Tanushree encouraged several other women to come forward with their stories, leading to the names of many harassers from varied industries being brought out in the open, reports Mumbai Mirror. The movement initially began in Hollywood as allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour surfaced against Hollywood mogul, Harvey Weinstein.Tanushree took to Instagram to announce her participation in the event and said that she was ‘invited to speak at the Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts … at the India Conference on February 16, a flagship event organized by the graduate students of Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School’.