Actress Urvashi Rautela has reacted to the National Commission for Women (NCW) within the IMG Venture case, and stated that her official affiliation with the agency was purely centred on rendering providers at an occasion that occurred in November, within the capability of a celeb jury.
People Against Rape in India (PARI) founder Yogita Bhayana filed a criticism towards Sunny Verma, promoter of IMG Venture, alleging that Verma has been blackmailing and sexually assaulting numerous ladies on the pretext of giving them modelling alternatives by means of the corporate. Urvashi is amongst a number of Bollywood celebrities whose names have been linked with IMG Ventures.
Urvashi stated: “In light of the shocking development and unfolding of scandalizing allegations pressed on IMG Venture (our then client), I have been attracting a great deal of hatred and animosity from all quarters and have found myself to be at the receiving end of this disgraceful revelation.”
“My official association with the client was purely centered on rendering my services towards the on-ground finale event happening in November as the scope of a celebrity jury. I was in no capacity involved with the selection process, operations of the event, and neither is the knowledge of the same,” she added.
Urvashi stated that owing to the collaboration of many “industry friends” with this occasion, her enterprise supervisor took the plunge and went forward with the affiliation.
“We are saddened to learn about the allegations made on the ownership of the event that surfaced recently on social media and was highly condemn such inhumane acts and behaviour that endangers the dignity and safety of our women.”
Urvashi added that she and her workforce have “terminated all our ties with the client with immediate effect.”
The former magnificence queen says she empathises with all these candidates who’ve been victimised by the corporate and she or he expressed her solidarity and help in direction of them.
“I will be glad to assist them in any possible way and guide them better. I have always advocated and lent our voice for women’s rights and empowerment and hopefully, we can create a progressive and secure professional ecosystem for the women of our society,” stated Urvashi.
On Thursday, the National Commission for Women had issued contemporary notices to Urvashi, together with different Bollywood celebrities whose names have emerged within the case. These embrace filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, actors Esha Gupta and Mouni Roy, and TV actor Prince Narula. These celebrities had been requested to document their statements within the case.
The contemporary notices come after these celebrities, who allegedly promoted IMG Ventures failed to look on the listening to earlier than the fee, which it had scheduled for August 6.
Speaking to IANS over cellphone, People Against Rapes in India (PARI) founder Yogita Bhayana, who filed the criticism, stated: “I want to convey that if these people can unofficially ask IMG Ventures to remove their videos from their website why did they not answer or reply to NCW in today’s hearing?”
“They are double-faced people who want to disassociate with Sunny Verma and his bad deeds and at the same time are afraid to say that they were associated with him in the past,” the social activist stated.
“Many TV and film actors are also promoting his company in a video advertisement,” Bhayana’s criticism had stated.
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