Tanushree Dutta reveals the harassment by Nana Patekar; Bollywood come in her support

Tanushree Dutta, Bollywood and former beauty pageant broke her silence after ten years. She had been molested by veteran actor Nana Patekar on the sets of movie Horn OK Please (2008). She reported that along with Patekar, choreographer Ganesh Acharya, producer Sami Siddiqui and director Rakesh Sarang teamed up and harassed her. In fact, she reported the episode back then as well but was silenced as no one supported her claims. This is her India’s very own #MeToo campaign started years back. Although this time, Bollywood stand up for Tanushree and supporting her for justice and sexual harassment she faced. Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor and many others raised their voice and admired Dutta for her courage.

Soon after the journalist Janice Sequeira shared the whole incident on Twitter and narrated Tanushree’s story, this change in attitude of the people noticed. She said that Tanushree’s incident on sets of Horn Ok Please.

Tanushree also shared another incident of harassing by director Vivek Agnihotri during shoot of ‘Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets’ (2005). Director asked her to remove clothes and dance (‘Kapde utaar ke naacho’) but gentlemen like Suniel Shetty and Irrfan Khan supported her.



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