The former film titan is starring in the biggest trial of its era, a landmark moment in a global reckoning that has empowered women.
Former Union Minister MJ Akbar had filed the defamation case after Ramani had accused him of sexual harassment in 2018.
The best part of the film is that it not only tries to be factually correct but also succeeds in being extremely intriguing.
Despite having a potential story which could have been made into a grim film that constantly makes you uncomfortable, Bombshell opts to take you on a ride of emotions.
The Mani Ratnam-AR Rahman-Vairamuthu combination is a fan favourite and has been a regular in Madras Talkies movies.
The civil case made headlines in Japan and abroad, as it is rare for rape victims to report the crime to the police -- according to a 2017 government survey, only four per cent of women come forward.
The researchers estimated that in the first three months of the movement, 11,598 additional sexual crimes were reported in the 13 OECD countries.
Ramani told the court that woman's deposition demolished Akabr's claim that he had an 'impeccable reputation'.
The 54-year-old actor says the movement has shone a light on the mistreatment of women in workspace.
Formerly taboo topics pertaining to sex, sexuality, consent, appropriate behaviour, hostile work environment, abuse of power are being openly discussed.