Tanushree Dutta Nana Patekar controversy, Tanushree-Nana Sexual harrasment, False charges, Bollywood extends support
Tanushree Dutta recently revived a 10-year-old controversy in which she alleged she was harassed by an actor. Former Miss India and Bollywood actor Tanushree Dutta who had been away from the country for quite some time returned to India in July this year. In a recent interview with Zoom TV, Tanushree made a shocking revelation on Nana Patekar’s alleged indecent behaviour with her in 2009 on the sets of 2009 film Horn 'Ok' Pleassss.
After Tanushree Dutta’s shocking revelation where she expressed that the trauma from 2008 incident still haunts her, the Bollywood fraternity including Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Twinkle Khanna came out in support of the actress.
Extending support to the actress over Nana Patekar-Tanushree Dutta controversy, Twinkle Khanna attached a Twitter thread to her tweet and said that all those who are shaming the actress must go through the following thread before speaking on the controversy.
Please read this thread before judging or shaming #TanushreeDutta a working environment without harassment and intimidation is a fundamental right and by speaking up this brave woman helps pave the way towards that very goal for all of us! https://t.co/f8Nj9YWRvE— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones) September 28, 2018
In spite of getting support from the actress turned writer, Tanushree questioned her husband Akshay Kumar’s professional relationship adding that he is still working with Nana Patekar.
Amidst all the drama, Akshay and Nana have kicked off shooting for their next film, Housefull 4.
In an interview with ZoomTV.com, Tanushree Dutta said that she was thankful to Twinkle Khanna for extending her support. However, she later questioned her and asked ‘what about her husband?’
On the other hand, reacting to the 10-year-old controversy, National award winner, Nana Patekar has refuted the allegations levelled by Tanushree Dutta and has further sought an apology from the actress. Nana stated that he will be taking legal action against the false charges. His lawyer on Friday said that he is soon going to send a legal notice to Tanushree Dutta over the allegations made against the actor.