Nana Patekar cancels press conference on Tanushree Dutta's sexual harassment allegations

Nana Patekar gets mobbed on his return to Mumbai after Jaisalmer shoot — Pics inside

The complaint said that a few days ago, Akshay was indeed interacting with the media and was asked about another actress, however, the morphed clip had someone edit his answer with the name Tanushree and it appeared he was speaking against her.

The Indian actress whose public allegations of sexual harassment by a Bollywood star is sparking a string of similar #MeToo claims has filed a formal complaint, police told AFP Sunday.

No action was taken at the time against Patekar and she made no formal complaint. "If you want to know anything ask the director and producer". "Although we have spoken and written to her (regarding the matter) she is yet to revert", Amit Behl, Senior Joint Secretary, CINTAA, told PTI. "We have sent a communication to Nana also", Mr Behl added.

An officer said, "The narrative of the video was edited in a way that it looks like Kumar is expressing his views on the Dutta-Patekar controversy, which he never did". Nana Patekar returned from shooting "Housefull 4" in Jaisalmer and was mobbed by the paps at the airport.

Nana, later during a brief meeting with the press, revealed that the press conference he had scheduled to address after Tanushree's allegations had been cancelled on the advice of his lawyer and said that the truth which was there 10 years back, stands true even today.




Dutta also named choreographer Ganesh Acharya in the complaint.

Tanushree Dutta's version of events have been partly backed by two women who were on set in 2008, a journalist and a crew member who was then an assistant director.

Ms Dutta's allegations triggered a firestorm of #MeToo allegations, many of them on social media.

Tanushree has claimed in recent interviews that Patekar harassed her sexually in 2008 on the sets of her film "Horn OK Pleassss" and also demanded to do an intimate dance step with her.

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