The #MeToo movement has found its momentum in India. Almost a year back, women in Hollywood came out in numbers and spoke in a majority against Harvey Weinstein and some of the most high profile names in the industry. The #MeToo wave has now taken its full form in India, and women are speaking out against actors, producers, directors, comedians, and politicians. Over the last one month, accusations of harassment have been laid against many high profile names including Nana Patekar, Alok Nath, Vikas Behl, Rajat Kapoor, Kailash Kher, MJ Akbar, Varun Grover, Aditi Mittal to name a few. Many actresses have come out openly in support of the movement. Joining the list is actress Sriti Jha.
The actress who is popularly known for her acting in the daily soap Kumkum Bhagya recently made a hard-hitting statement. This is something that comes directly from the actress and how she has perceived the incident.
Sriti talks about how the choice of speaking up against the incident is a difficult choice for women. Check out the screenshots that Sriti shared on her social media recently:
Sriti Jha further thanked women for speaking up on the issue!
And said that the incidents are not scary for men but for women!
She further talks about consent!
She also appealed to people for learning about the whole #MeToo movement. Sriti is amongst many actresses who have spoken up on the issue. Well, at this very juncture of upheaval and up-rise, these kind of assurances from celebrities like Sriti Jha is everything we need.