When Harvey Weinstein met prominent Bollywood filmmakers


He slurped and slobbered over a plate of pasta, not offering me or my female colleague even a cup of coffee, while holding forth on how huge he was in the global entertainment business. Weinstein has his fair share of friends in Mumbai, among them are said to be filmmaker Shekhar Kapur and actor-producer Uday Chopra. But hey, don’t bring up my name with him,” says an actor known for his squeaky-clean jovial youthful family image and success in India and abroad. 2017-11-04T14:08:45+00:00″>
Updated: November 4, 2017 2:08 pm

Harvey Weinstein was secretly in Mumbai in the year 2003 to check out Bollywood. I met him at the JW Marriott over lunch. Related News
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© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Other actors who have in recent years made some name in Hollywood and the West have at some point or the other socialised with Weinstein. His lunch. “You can’t be working in the American entertainment industry and not run into him. Truly obnoxious. I left the meeting vowing never to work with him even if I had to sell pao-bhaji on the pavement,” said the filmmaker. One prominent and successful filmmaker recalls meeting Weinstein for a long meeting here. Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was accused of sexual harassment and misconduct by more than 75 women including some prominent Hollywood actors like Angelina, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rose McGowan and Lupita Nyong’o among others. In fact in 2014, Yash Chopra’s younger son had actively collaborated with Weinsten for a biopic Grace Of Monaco, starring Nicole Kidman.