Late Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s brother-in-law launches ‘NEPOMETER’ to fight nepotism in BollywoodJuly 02, 2020 15:45
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The world is still shook by the sudden demise of their beloved actor, Sushant Singh Rajput. It wasn’t a natural death but a suicide. The 34 year old actor took away his life on the 21st of June2020. It’sbeen more than 20 days and the debate of the actors suicide has been going on for a while now. People have been calling it the nepotism in Bollywood. The burning rage of people against the nepotism driven industry is not going anytime soon. The debate on nepotism is going on for a while and is not going to end anytime soon.
In the midst of this nepotism debate, the actors Brother-in-law has decided to give his take and solution. Yeah, the solution is right here. Sushant Singh Rajput’s brother-in-law has announced the launch of ‘Nepometer’ on the 14h of June. Vishal Kirti, who is the brother-in-law of the late actor, has announced the launch of the platform Nepometer which is still not fully developed yet. Now what exactly is nepometer you might ask? Nepometer is a platform in which all the movies of the Hindi Film Industry and also the Indian TV shows will be rated. This is not going to be like any other review platform, in this particular platform the reviews and ratings will be based on the cast and crew members involved in the making of the movie or show. The ratings will be giving seeing if the cast and crew involved is an independent artist or have connection to film families in any other way.
Is this step a good one or is it just adding fuel to the fire, there’s no evidence about either of those. Thought the platform is still underdeveloped its social media pages are very engaging. It already has over 1000 followers and is promoting hash tags like #boycottbollywoodnepotism#fightnepotism.
Nepometer’s social media page says that they are going to fight nepotism by data driven information and will rate the movies and TV Shows based on how nepotistic or independent the movie crew and film making process is. They have 3 levels of rating like red, Orange and Green. When the nepotism products I the movie are the highest it will rate red, when the nepotism products in the movie are about 70% it will be orange and if the nepotism products in the movie are below 50% the nepometer will show green.
The first movie which got rated on the platform is Sadak-2. The movie got rated on Thursday, 2nd of July as Red because the Nepometer showed 98% of Nepotism related cast and crew.
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The fans of the late actor lauded the idea and added that they would help create awareness on the same. While the whole debate is going on, Mumbai police is busy investigating the case of the death of Sushant Singh Rajput. The Mumbai police have recorded statement of various celebrities who are related to the actor like friend Rhea Chakraborty and casting director Shaanu. So far over 25 people have been interrogated in the matter. On Tuesday the Mumbai police also recorded the statement of Sushant Singh’s latest movie Dil Bechara’s co-star, Sanjana Singh at the police station. Dil Bechara is Sushant’s last movie and is going to have a digital release on the 24th of July 2020.
The late actor who died in his Mumbai house on the 14th on June 2020 by attempted suicide has left the industry and the people around shook. His untimely death has stated a raging war among citizens and fans around the world on the nepotism driven industry. The intense debates on nepotism, lobbying, favoritism have been going on for a while now, but the death of Sushant has moved the discussion and debate forward.
By Deepika Agarwal