Apoorva to Telugu heroes: Will you fight for women only in films?

Written by Manoj Kumar R
| Bengaluru |
Published: April 16, 2018 9:30:37 pm

Telugu actor Apoorva said she quit the Movie Artistes Association (MAA) in protest against the way the film body reacted to Sri Reddy.

The Me Too-style protest led by actor Sri Reddy demanding safety and an exclusive film body to deal with the grievances of female members of the Telugu film fraternity is gaining a lot of momentum. On Sunday, women’s rights activists and many junior artistes gathered in Hyderabad to discuss the various issues they face in the film industry.

Following the meeting, the artistes addressed the media and shared their personal experiences of sexual harassment that they suffered at the hands of powerful men in the industry. An unidentified actor, partially covering her face with her dupatta, recounted the unfair treatment the small-time…

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