NHRC slaps notices on Centre, Telangana on sexual harassment in films

As MAA lifts ban RGV eulogizes Sri Reddy

Maa association now removed the ban on her and even started a team to stop this casting couch issues. She (Sri Reddy) can apply for membership which will be dealt with as per procedure.

Sri Reddy's allegations have prompted the authorities to look into the presence of evils like sexual harassment and casting couch in Tollywood. "They should display posters on the definitions, procedures, penalties and reporting mechanisms of sexual harassment in all workplaces attached to the film industry", Ms. Devi, a cultural activist, said at the media briefing. MAA announced that it would not give membership to Sri Reddy and will also banish anyone who works with her going forward.

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday served notices on the Information and Broadcasting ministry and the Telangana government, calling for detailed reports on the alleged sexual exploitation of women in Telugu Film Industry. The Commission also opposed the police case and said that this appears to muzzle the voice of whistle blower both from MAA and the State authorities.

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The commission is of the opinion that the "reported prohibitions imposed upon the actress", barring her from acting in films and stopping others from working with her, were a "violation of her right to livelihood and live a life with dignity". In fact the Telugu film chambers of Commerce is all set, to initiate a Committee against Sexual Harassment. "It also said that action would be taken against any artiste who would share screen space with her". Rejecting her charges a day after the protest, office-bearers of the MAA had said several Telugu actresses had over the years got adequate opportunities in their film careers.

In her allegations, Sri Reddy accused Abhiram Daggubati (brother of Baahubali actor Rana Daggubati) of sexually harassing her, writer-director Kona Venkat of inviting her to his guesthouse for sexual favours, singer Sreeram Chandra of sending suggestive and sexual messages to her, and the director Sekhar Kammula of "casting couch" advances.

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