#MeToo: Kannada actress Sangeetha Bhat reveals shocking details, was abused at 15!
Mumbai- Former Kannada actress Sangeetha Bhat, most popular for her last film Dayavittu Gamanisi, has now opened up about her struggle finding job as an actor in the South industry and thus become a part of the #MeToo movement in India.
Without naming anyone specifically, Sangeetha has left clues about certain filmmakers and powerful names from the industry who created trouble for her in the name of providing her a job.
“Hello everyone…i have been wanting to share with you all from a few months,…that i am no longer in the film industry (for good) been undergoing a lot of trauma since the time i stepped foot in this industry…many told me not to share my story but i didn’t want my struggle, my pain to go unnoticed, I request you all to read the attached post’s being human and not by judging or assuming different stories. I have tried my best to put my story in a summary of three pages(which was a challenge)(sic),” she tweeted.
“These posts are not posted to attain any attention from media etc. These are my experiences which haunts me every minute of my life. i have gathered too much courage to write this,which i know,comes with a lot of risk (sic),” she said in a tweet.Like Tanushree Dutta, who began the #MeToo movement by naming Nana Patekar, even Sangeetha has left the film industry and does not wish to have more intruders in the matter.