Bollywood has been struck with shock waves ever since the former Miss India 2004 pageant winner Tanushree Dutta accused veteran actor Nana Patekar of sexual misconduct. Recalling an incident that took place in 2008 on the sets of ‘Horn Ok Please’ Tanushree earlier said in a presser, that she was urged to do intimate scenes with Nana and when she later refused, Nana arranged a mob attack against the actress.
In the wake of what several are terming as Bollywood's ‘Me Too’s movement, similar to the one that shook Hollywood, innumerable Bollywood celebrities have spoken out in support of the ‘Aashiq Banaya Apne’ actress. From Varun Dhawan, Raveena Tandon, Sonam Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Siddharth, Priyanka Chopra, Swara Bhasker, Shilpa Shetty, Kalki Koechlin, Parineeti Chopra, Twinkle Khanna, Hansal Mehta, Farhan Akhtar, Pooja Bhatt to Kunal Kapoor, several Bollywood celebrities have stood with Tanushree. While the list of actors, actresses, and filmmakers supporting her is endless, one such actor has expressed a different take on the matter.
When asked about the accusations leveled against Nana Patekar, Rohit Roy allegedly said,
“molestation is in all fields not only in Bollywood”.
The 50-year-old who will next be seen alongside Nana Patekar in ‘Housefull 4’ added,
“we should be a bit sensitive in reporting such incidents. We don't know everything about what had happened. And Nana had said that there were 100 people at that time.. So I really can't understand Tanushree's allegation”
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On Monday, Nana Patekar’s lawyer sent a legal notice to Tanushree Dutta, demanding a written apology from Tanushree for maligning his image and if she fails to do so, they will file a criminal complaint for civil suit. In the wake of the recent events, Tanushree released yet another statement on October 2, saying, "Raj Thackeray's MNS party in an interview given to a leading daily (Navbharat times) has threatened me with a violent attack. This on top of other threats issued to me from Nana's side."
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