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Many in the industry have come out in defense of Anurag Kashyap alleging sexual harassment. Including his ex-wives as well as his film actresses and his fellow filmmakers. The 16-year-old has now shared an episode on social media to protect her by a former assistant of affection, when a gynecological actress agreed to give him sexual favors in exchange for work pressure.
This revelation about affection was shared by Joydeep Sarkar after he was accused. In six consecutive tweets, he said that in 2004 when he was working as an assistant to Anurag Kashyap. Then a new actress promised to grace Anurag in return for this role. But the filmmaker respectfully denied him.
The actress called for an affectionate meeting
In the first tweet, Joydeep wrote, ‘The right time to tell this story was when I was Anurag Kashyap’s assistant in 2004. I was watching the second-order casting for ‘Gulal’ and met a lot of actors. A young actress, who really wanted to be a part of this film, requested me to meet her affectionately. ‘
He gestured to give ‘grace’
In the next tweet, he said, ‘He waited a while, so Anurag agreed to meet him after finishing a description. The young actress probably imagined that casting was the only way to get a role. For this reason, he verbally tried to give some ‘grace’. ‘
The pallu of the sari was read several times in the conversation
He further writes, ‘But when Anurag politely ignored him, he slowly threw off the hem of his sari twice at once. After which the affection arose and begged him not to do so. He told the actress that once you get fit you will get a chance and nothing will work without these.
Disappointed is affection
He added, ‘He left the house disappointed. I was shocked by what I saw, but I saw a hero come out of this situation with respect and sympathy for the girl. He later told me that he was disappointed, because many young women think that this is the only way they can find work. ‘
Many women think the same about the industry
In the next tweet, Joydeep wrote, ‘I’m not blaming the woman, many like her come into the industry, believing that this is how you get a job in film. And that may be true, for the most part, which happens in any other work. ‘
Anurag always respected women
In the last tweet, Joydeep wrote, “But one thing I always feel is that they work with passion and have a lot of respect for women, especially when it comes to casting.”
Payal Ghosh has accused Anurag
An actress named Payal Ghosh has recently complained of sexual harassment against Anurag. According to Pawel, when he visited Anurag’s house on Yari Road in 2014-15, he tried to strengthen the relationship with her. At that time Anurag was making his film ‘Bombay Velvet’. However, the filmmaker has made it clear on social media that all the allegations of the actress have been dismissed as baseless.