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#MeToo campaign a fad to gain publicity: IFFI jury head

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the ongoing 49th International Film Festival of India, Vinod Ganatra said the #MeToo campaign got attention because of people who are keen on fanning the phenomenon.

By: IANS | Panaji |
Updated: November 22, 2018 3:42:04 pm
Vinod Ganatra Vinod Ganatra heads the seven-member non-feature film jury at the 49th International Film Festival of India. (Photo: Facebook/Vinod Ganatra)

The #MeToo campaign is a fad, aimed at attracting publicity and getting mileage and will recede with time, Vinod Ganatra, who heads the seven-member non-feature film jury at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), said on Wednesday.

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the ongoing festival, Ganatra said the #MeToo campaign got attention because of people who are keen on fanning the phenomenon.

Also read | Mohanlal on #MeToo: It’s not a movement, it’s a fad

“It is a fad which has come with time. It is a chance to get publicity and mileage. It will not last. What is authentic will last. What is not authentic will disappear. There are people who encourage it,” Ganatra said.

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First published on: 22-11-2018 at 01:55:29 pm

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