“They (companies) may have a committee or they may not have one. Reports of sexual assault, while rare, are not unheard of in India’s film industry. He was framed by the police and some enemies,” B Raman Pillai, a lawyer for Dileep, told Reuters.They may do an investigation or they may not do one. Earlier this year, Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan Pillai, a popular actor in the Malayalam film industry best known by his stage name Dileep, was arrested by police who accused him and several others of kidnapping and molesting an actress. Fans cheered and distributed sweets as he walked out on bail last month after more than 80 days in prison.“In terms of how our psychology is, how patriarchy functions, it is much more entrenched,” she said.The vast majority of Bollywood‘s biggest producers and film-makers are men, many from prominent film families who until recently controlled most of the industry.The police haven’t filed formal charges in court, after which a date for the trial would be set.“We will file a charge sheet in the next two weeks.
“We cannot keep moral cops outside every film office to see that no girl is being exploited.” The industry also had to be cautious about false allegations, said Bhatt, who was previously the chairman of apex industry body, the Film and Television Producers Guild of India. “But just as there are good men and bad men, so also there are women who are exploitative and very cunning.For example, two of this year’s hit movies – “Toilet – Ek Prem Katha” and “Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya” – showed the hero stalking the leading lady, taking pictures of her without her knowledge.“For decades, we have created cinema where harassment is depicted as love,” Shrivastava said.So a gentleman meets her and says: 'Will your mother sit outside while I narrate the story to you?' Priyanka told him, 'If it is a story that my mother can’t hear then it is a story that I cannot do,'" she said.
It's been very long, and that's been the hard part.