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Director Vivek Agnihotri says his nephew molested by Bollywood's 'most powerful'

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Published : Mar 5, 2018, 2:26 pm IST
Updated : Mar 5, 2018, 2:26 pm IST

Most popular for ‘Hate Story’, Vivek last directed ‘Junooniyat’ starring Pulkit Samrat and Yami Gautam in 2016.

Vivek Agnihotri in a photoshoot.
 Vivek Agnihotri in a photoshoot.

Mumbai: Casting couch has become a common issue throughout the globe. From Harvey Weinsein to Kevin Spacey, some revelations have actually been shocking.

Back in Bollywood too, many celebrities like Ranveer Singh and Irrfan Khan too have spoken about facing a similar situation at some point in their career.

 

Hindi cinema director Vivek Agnihotri too tweeted about an incident that his nephew faced, where this nephew was sexually exploited by Bollywood’s ‘most powerful’.

He tweeted, “One of my nephews came from US to try his luck in Bollywood. Introduced him to the middleman of India’s top star & Producer/director. He was promptly invited where he was propositioned, molested & sexually exploited by the most powerful. Left India forever. Many stories like this.” Here’s his tweet:

Most popular for ‘Hate Story’ (which later got made into a sequel, and ‘Hate Story IV’ is set to release soon), Vivek last directed ‘Junooniyat’ in 2016.

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