Describing the #MeToo movement in India as the beginning of a "wrong practice", BJP MP Udit Raj on Tuesday supported actor Nana Patekar and questioned actress Tanushree Dutta for speaking up after a decade.
According to news agency ANI, the Maharashtra State Commission for Women issued notices to Nana Patekar, film director Rakesh Sarang and choreographer Ganesh Acharya, among others, in connection with the case. As per latest reports, Bollywood sensation Tanushree Dutta stated that she will now take the help of the Maharashtra Women Commission. Police officers and Akshay's spokesperson confirmed the actor submitted a complaint on Friday at the police station at Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC).
Nana had dismissed the allegations while a journalist and an assistant director on the film corroborated Tanushree's account. Tanushree Dutta has accused Nana Patekar of sexually harassing her on the sets of "Horn Ok Pleassss" in 2008 during a song shoot.
"When he was touching me indecently and unnecessary I felt very uncomfortable because of his behaviour, I felt he has outraged my modesty", the letter read.
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The actor said she was being forced and pressurised to do the steps but after she refused, the producer threatened to defame her.
She then called her parents and manager, who questioned Patekar's actions.
She has been offered to be part of the controversial reality show in the past too. "After recording her statement, we will decide the next action", Nitin Satpute added up.
Patekar, who was shooting for upcoming film "Housefull 4" in Jodhpur, landed here Saturday. "Jhooth toh jhooth hi hai (a lie is a lie)", Nana said.
Agnihotri's lawyers denied the charges and sent Dutta a legal notice for defamation.