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Actress Lekha Washington reveals shocking abuse from feminist director

Thursday, October 11, 2018 • Tamil Comments

Actress Lekha Washington reveals shocking abuse from feminist director

The Me Too and Time is Up movements against sexual abuse in especially the entertainment industry is catching fire with more and more ladies gathering courage to out the predators who gave them harrowing experiences in their pasts.  The latest to join in the movement is Tamil actress Lekha Washington who starred in films like 'Jayam Kondaan', 'Va Quarter Cutting' and 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham'.

Lekha has shared "After 3 rounds of audition for lead for Peter gaya kaam se, a utv film, & being selected by the director & other producers, Vikas Bhel kept stalling on deciding: “Im finding it so hard to decide between you and Xyz..(cue hand on waist)”. Irony is, he makes feminist films. And the truth is that he was one of the least offensive in an industry chock-o-block with misogyny, entitlement and harassment. This is why I stopped working there. Spent the day today agonising about whether to talk about some of the stuff thats happened".