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Nana Patekar in process of sending legal notice to Tanushree Dutta, lawyers says accusations are false

Nana Patekar’s lawyer has said that the actor will send a legal notice to actor Tanushree Dutta for accusing him of sexual harassment on the sets of their 2008 movie, Horn OK Please.

bollywood Updated: Sep 28, 2018 18:40 IST
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Nana Patekar has been accused of sexual harassment by Tanushree Dutta.

Veteran actor Nana Patekar has decided to send a legal notice to Tanushree Dutta following her allegations that the he sexually harassed her on the sets of a film in 2008. Speaking to ANI, Patekar’s lawyer Rajendra Shikodkar, dismissed Dutta’s allegations calling them false and untrue.

“We are in process of sending legal notice to Tanushree Dutta as she has made false allegations and has spoken untruth. We will send the notice later today which will be basically a notice seeking apology for her statements,” said Shirodkar.

Dutta had recently alleged that Patekar misbehaved with her on the sets of the film Horn ‘Ok’ Pleassss.

She alleged that she was harassed by Patekar while shooting for a special dance number in the movie. The former beauty queen also accused dance choreographer Ganesh Acharya of teaming up against her.

“He was being aggressive and was pushing me around. I complained about him, but it was not heard. They (film crew) were forcing me to do an intimate step. My contract stated that it was a solo dance sequence, and it was not supposed to be a duet. It was a way to manipulate me. This was the whole harassment situation going on,” Dutta said.

The Aashiq Banaya Aapne actor further alleged that she and her family were attacked after she refused to perform the intimate step.

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First Published: Sep 28, 2018 18:37 IST