NEW DELHI, Dec. 1 -- Freida Pinto was one of the first big stars to express their support for actor Tanushree Dutta when the latter recounted her alleged sexual harassment - a decade ago - in the hands of cinema veteran Nana Patekar. That opened the floodgates for the #MeToo movement in Indian entertainment. However, Freida tells us that she doesn't want to compare what's happening on this front in Hollywood and Bollywood.

The "support system" in the West, she states, was stronger, which is why the movement lasted longer. "Everyone has been saying that it has sort of fizzled out too soon in India, but that's the case everywhere. I think the #MeToo movement in the US has sort of fluttered away now [as well]," she says.

"But I wouldn't want...