After starting the Me Too movement in India, now Tanushree Dutta to make a short film on Bollywood’s sexual harassment stories.
The short film titled ‘Inspiration’ will showcase the stories of newcomers, who face sexual harassment in the industry. Dutta has decided to release the film to mark International Women’s Day on March 8, 2019.
“It deals with the issue of wilful exploitation of young newcomers in showbiz or any other field where they don’t have mentors or guidance,” says Dutta.
Tanushree Dutta to make a short film
However, when asked if the film will focus on true stories, Dutta said that it would be in a new “reality meets fiction” format.
While the short film Inspiration is directed by Atul Bhalla, Tanushree will be seen playing the role of a guardian. She told Mid-day, “I play a guardian angel who inspires the girls to make the right decision.” “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.”
Checkout the teaser here:
A few months back, Tanushree Dutta accuses Nana Patekar of sexual harassment on the sets of Horn OK Please in 2008. Soon after, a lot of women came out in the open- naming and shaming their sexual predators. After Nana Patekar, Sajid Khan, Vikas Bahl, Rajkumar Hirani, Alok Nath, Subhash Kapoor, Anu Malik and Kailash Kher, among others, were accused of sexual misconduct.