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Sona Mohapatra's fed up of remixes, slams 'Nadiyon Paar' song

04 Mar 2021

Sona Mohapatra's fed up of remixes, slams 'Nadiyon Paar' song

Singer Sona Mohapatra has slammed the remix culture of Bollywood by berating the latest remix on the block Nadiyon Paar from the upcoming movie Roohi.

I like women's bodies, not their brains: Ram Gopal Varma

06 Jan 2021

I like women's bodies, not their brains: Ram Gopal Varma

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who has often landed in controversies for his comments, has done it once again.

Sona speaks on women-centric violence, takes a dig at Salman

19 May 2020

Sona speaks on women-centric violence, takes a dig at Salman

TikTok has become a breeding ground for misogynist and problematic content.

RGV's sexist remark on women buying alcohol invites Sona's ire

05 May 2020

RGV's sexist remark on women buying alcohol invites Sona's ire

Making problematic statements on social media is Ram Gopal Varma's favorite pastime.

Sona accuses Kartik of planting negative stories about her

24 Apr 2020

Sona accuses Kartik of planting negative stories about her

Singer Sona Mohapatra has accused Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan of having his publicists to push negative stories about her in the media.

Sona says Rangoli's account shouldn't have been suspended, invites flak

17 Apr 2020

Sona says Rangoli's account shouldn't have been suspended, invites flak

Singer Sona Mohapatra has been at the receiving end of criticism after she opposed the suspension of the Twitter account of Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut's sister and spokesperson Rangoli Chandel.

Slut-shamed for sharing swimsuit pictures, Sona Mohapatra slams trolls

31 Dec 2019

Slut-shamed for sharing swimsuit pictures, Sona Mohapatra slams trolls

On Monday, singer-composer Sona Mohapatra had shared pictures of herself from a vacation wherein she was in a swimsuit.

Filmmaker's mother ashamed over his "rape-victims should carry condoms" comment

05 Dec 2019

Filmmaker's mother ashamed over his "rape-victims should carry condoms" comment

A day after small-time Telugu filmmaker Daniel Shravan's outrageous comments over the country's growing rape culture sparked a massive controversy, his mother has expressed shock and said that she is ashamed of her son's sick comments.

#MeToo: Anu Malik steps down as 'Indian Idol 11' judge

21 Nov 2019

#MeToo: Anu Malik steps down as 'Indian Idol 11' judge

Following severe backlash over allegations of sexual misconduct, music composer Anu Malik has now stepped down as the judge from the ongoing 11th season of singing reality show Indian Idol.

#MeToo: Neha Bhasin calls Anu Malik 'pervert', Sona slams Sony

31 Oct 2019

#MeToo: Neha Bhasin calls Anu Malik 'pervert', Sona slams Sony

Around this time last year, social media was abuzz with #MeToo stories. Indian women, who had been humiliated, abused, or made uncomfortable by men in power spoke about the trauma.

'Indian Idol': Aditya Narayan defends #MeToo named Anu Malik

25 Sep 2019

'Indian Idol': Aditya Narayan defends #MeToo named Anu Malik

Anu Malik, who had to step down as Indian Idol judge after he was named in the #MeToo movement by two noted singers, is all set to return in its 11th season.

Amid #MeToo allegations, Anu Malik returns with Ekta Kapoor's web-series

19 Aug 2019

Amid #MeToo allegations, Anu Malik returns with Ekta Kapoor's web-series

The ever-forgiving and forgetful Bollywood is ready to take back another #MeToo accused in its folds after Vikas Bahl and Alok Nath.

#MeToo accused Anu Malik set to return on small screen?

23 Jul 2019

#MeToo accused Anu Malik set to return on small screen?

Music composer Anu Malik, who had to step down as Indian Idol judge after he was named in the #MeToo movement by two noted singers, is all set to return on TV.

Sona Mohapatra rips into 'Indian Idol' over Anu Malik's return

31 May 2019

Sona Mohapatra rips into 'Indian Idol' over Anu Malik's return

After news of music director Anu Malik's return as a judge on singing reality television show Indian Idol's season 11 emerged, singer Sona Mohapatra voiced her discontentment with the decision, citing the sexual harassment allegations against the former.

Sona Mohapatra receives death threats for slamming Salman Khan

29 May 2019

Sona Mohapatra receives death threats for slamming Salman Khan

Salman Khan's die-hard fans anxiously challenge all the criticism faced by the actor, but giving death threats to others does not seem like a fan-thing.

Salman is poster child of toxic masculinity: Sona Mohapatra

28 May 2019

Salman is poster child of toxic masculinity: Sona Mohapatra

Singer Sona Mohapatra is known for her straightforward attitude. This time superstar Salman Khan came at the receiving end of her criticism, and rightly so.

Sona's vomiting on Twitter. I'd like to maintain decorum: Sonu

20 Dec 2018

Sona's vomiting on Twitter. I'd like to maintain decorum: Sonu

Singer Sonu Nigam has responded to Sona Mohapatra's tweets against him, saying that though she's "vomiting" on Twitter, he would like to maintain decorum.

#MeToo: Sona Mohapatra slams Sonu Nigam for supporting Anu Malik

19 Dec 2018

#MeToo: Sona Mohapatra slams Sonu Nigam for supporting Anu Malik

Sonu Nigam sparked fresh controversy after he extended support to Anu Malik, who was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women.

#MeToo: Sonu Nigam defends Anu Malik against sexual harassment allegations

19 Dec 2018

#MeToo: Sonu Nigam defends Anu Malik against sexual harassment allegations

Singer Sonu Nigam has come out in support of his music director friend Anu Malik, who was accused of sexual misconduct by several women.

Kejriwal worried about women-safety but invited Kailash Kher to perform

16 Dec 2018

Kejriwal worried about women-safety but invited Kailash Kher to perform

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday tweeted about women safety and how we need to make the world a better place. His tweet on the day when Nirbhaya was brutally raped on Delhi's streets didn't sit well with netizens though.

Sony TV breaks silence on Anu Malik's 'Indian Idol' exit

21 Oct 2018

Sony TV breaks silence on Anu Malik's 'Indian Idol' exit

Music composer Anu Malik created a buzz this morning after he announced his exit from the singing-based reality show 'Indian Idol 10'.

#MeTooEffect: Anu Malik steps down as 'Indian Idol' judge

21 Oct 2018

#MeTooEffect: Anu Malik steps down as 'Indian Idol' judge

Ever since Bollywood's #MeToo movement gained momentum, several names have cropped up in alleged sexual misconduct cases.

'Indian Idol' to sack Anu Malik post sexual harassment allegations?

18 Oct 2018

'Indian Idol' to sack Anu Malik post sexual harassment allegations?

Anu Malik, once again, grabbed the headlines (for wrong reasons) after singer Shweta Pandit accused him of sexual misconduct.

#MeToo: Singer Shweta Pandit accuses Anu Malik of sexual misconduct

17 Oct 2018

#MeToo: Singer Shweta Pandit accuses Anu Malik of sexual misconduct

The #MeToo movement is gaining momentum with every passing day.

#MeTooBollywood: Is Kailash Kher intimidating victims with a legal notice?

13 Oct 2018

#MeTooBollywood: Is Kailash Kher intimidating victims with a legal notice?

Each day brings with it a new turn in Bollywood's #MeToo movement. Among the sexual predators named and shamed by women, singer Kailash Kher's name has also cropped up.

Anu Malik rubbishes Sona Mohapatra accusations of 'serial predator'

11 Oct 2018

Anu Malik rubbishes Sona Mohapatra accusations of 'serial predator'

Bollywood's #MeToo movement, which has exposed several powerful men of the industry, recently saw a new addition when singer Sona Mohapatra called out Anu Malik.

#MeToo: Kailash Kher apologizes for sexual misconduct, calls it 'misconstrued'

10 Oct 2018

#MeToo: Kailash Kher apologizes for sexual misconduct, calls it 'misconstrued'

Renowned singer Kailash Kher, whose name was tagged in with the much-heated #MeToo movement, has apologized for his sexual misconduct.

Sufi group threatens Sona Mohapatra, invites Javed Akhtar's ire

02 May 2018

Sufi group threatens Sona Mohapatra, invites Javed Akhtar's ire

Javed Akhtar condemned sufi group, Madariya Sufi Foundation for threatening singer Sona Mohapatra and asking her to take down her music video of 'Tori Surat'.

B-town celebs hit streets to protest against Kathua, Unnao rapes

16 Apr 2018

B-town celebs hit streets to protest against Kathua, Unnao rapes

Several Bollywood celebrities, including Rajkummar Rao, Twinkle Khanna, and Kalki Koechlin, joined a protest to demand justice for the victims in the Kathua and Unnao rape cases, which have caused nation-wide outrage.