Hey Bollywood Darlings, Here’s How NOT to Respond to #MeToo Questions

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Hey Bollywood Darlings, Here’s How NOT to Respond to #MeToo Questions

Illustration: Akshita Monga

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et’s get this out of the way first. Bollywood is an unusually self-centred industry, with its inmates – or as Karan Johar likes to call them, members of “the fraternity” – often displaying a breathtaking lack of sensitivity and tact when engaging with subjects that are far bigger than them, or their ₹100, ₹200, ₹500-crore clubs. We all know it, and have accepted it. Maybe to such an extent, that we expect them to get it all horribly wrong while talking about issues rocking the rest of the country.

Largely, these hallowed fraternity-wallahs have chosen to respond to #MeToo in one of three ways:

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