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Here’s why Kalki Koechlin opened up about her sexual abuse when she was 9!
The Margarita, With A Straw actress tells us why she has spoke about this topic after so many years…
Kalki Koechlin opened up about her sexual abuse a few days back. She spoke about how she was molested as a kid when she was just nine. She has been receiving appreciation from people in the film fraternity and else where for this bold step. However, it was unclear as to why she had come up about the same after so many years. Here’s what she said:Click here to read more
Ankita Lokhande on child abuse: It is very important to take a stand in such situations!
The popular telly actor, who will feature in Halla Bol ‘s episode on child abuse, says every person should stand up against such a social evil
Ankita Lokhande will share her viewpoints on child abuse in the upcoming episode of Bindass’ show Halla Bol, which narrates real life incidents of women heroes who have fought against injustice. Click here to read more
Anil Kapoor’s fight against prostitution with CNN
The Slumdog Millionaire actor, who has been working against human trafficking for several years now, wants to make a film on the subject
Actor Anil Kapoor has teamed up with CNN for Trapped By Tradition; A CNN Freedom Project Documentary, about human trafficking, and says education is the prime solution for the problem. As a special contributor to the CNN Freedom Project, Anil visited Bharatpur, where families apparently sell young girls and women as a tradition.
“I feel that this practice continued over generations only due to lack of education. They are not exposed to the world. They are not exposed to what is happening around. Educating them and educating the parents can bring this practice to extinction,” said the 51-year-old actor, who became an international name post Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire. Click here to read more
Satyamev Jayate: Aamir Khan says doctors are supporting him
I’ve not insulted the medical profession, says Aamir Khan, claiming that the Medical Council of India is standing with him
Pats and brickbats – Aamir Khan was prepared for it all when he set out to discuss burning issues in his debut TV show Satyamev Jayate. Fearless and convinced about the aim of the show, the actor-filmmaker says he is totally unapologetic about raising the issue of malpractices in the medical profession, thereby upsetting an umbrella body of 21 medical institutions. “I have absolutely no intentions of apologising because I have not done anything wrong,” Aamir said in an exclusive interview over phone from Mumbai. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan: ‘Satyamev Jayate’ viewers should look inwards
The actor-filmmaker and newbie TV host says his show does not aim to create a revolution. Excerpts from an interview
Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan, revelling in the “dream reaction” to his TV show Satyamev Jayate, says his purpose is served if his efforts make people introspect. Click here to read more
Satyamev Jayate: Aamir Khan reaches Parliament to expose medical malpractice!
Aamir Khan has impressed many with his popular TV show Satyamev Jayate that concentrates on tackling sensitive social issues like child abuse, dowry and domestic violence. Among those who admire him are the Members of Parliament. Rajya Sabha MP Shanta Kumar of Bharatiya Janata Party, who is also the head of parliamentary standing committee on commerce, had invited Aamir Khan to enlighten the members regarding malpractices of the medical fraternity. Aamir has reached Parliament and this panel discussion is taking place right now. Soon we will know if Aamir has been successful in helping pass yet another bill for the welfare of the society! Watch this space for any updates.
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