Now, the B town actress and Former Miss India Tanushree Dutta moving ahead to Maharashtra Women Commission against Nana Patekar. Tanushree Dutta even asked for proper investigation over the entire Matter.
The Former Miss India has sought Women Commission’s intervention days after she alleged that veteran actor Nana Patekar allegedly misbehaved with her. According to a complaint that lodged by Ms. Dutta demands an investigation into the allegations of harassment leveled against Nana Patekar, Ganesh Acharya, producer Samee Siddiqui, director Rakesh Sarang, and several Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) party workers.
Nitin Satpute Confirming the same and said reporters that “ the complaint has been lodged with the Maharashtra State Commission for women. Tomorrow we are going to move the complaint to the District Officer as per the Sexual Harassment Act section 9”
He further added “ Tanushree Dutta’s statement has not yet been recorded, so tomorrow she will come for the same along with the witnesses. After recording the statement, we will take the next step”
Ms. Dutta stated that she lodged her complaint about the registration of FIR under section 354, 354 (A), Section 34 and Section 509 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
During the shooting of the song, she had clearly revealed that she will not enact or perform any lewd, vulgar or uncomfortable steps. Hence, on the fourth day of the shoot, Nana Patekar’s behavior was inappropriate.
Former Miss India Ms. Dutta told, “ He was grabbing my hands and teaching me how to dance”. She alleged that political threats and a “Violent attack” by activists of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena or MNS after she protested the incident 10 years ago. She further added in her complained the same to the authorities, but to her surprise, new steps were introduced by Ganesh Acharya, which was intimate and included Nana Patekar touching her inappropriately. She was being forced and pressured to do the steps and after she refused, the producer threatened to defame her.
After she left the set on the way her car was brutally attacked but with the help of the police, she managed to escape from the spot.
Ms. Dutta also added, “ After the above incident, I was under tremendous shock and I suffered psychological trauma and was unable to take work and suffered a huge monetary loss in crores.” She had also lodged a complaint with Cine and TV Artistes Association (CINTAA) in March 2008.