Tanushree Dutta & Nana Patekar Controversy

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I said 10 years ago.

Patekar, who was shooting for upcoming film "Housefull 4" in Jodhpur, landed here Saturday.

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As of now, a statement made by Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta about allegedly being sexually harassed by veteran actor Nana Patekar has fueled up a major debate on female rights and laws pertaining to it. In a video that soon surfaced, one could see Tanushree's vehicle been attacked as she was trying to leave the shooting venue. While Bollywood actors Priyanka Chopra, Parineeti Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Swara Bhaskar, Richa Chadha have come out in support of Tanushree, Nana Patekar has dismissed all the allegations.

Nana's son, Malhar Nana Patekar, has sent out a message to the media saying, "Sorry to be messaging at this hour, just wanted to inform that there's no press conference tomorrow, please pass on the message to your colleagues in the media, will let you know about the further proceedings soon, regards, Malhar Nana Patekar".

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Dutta's complaint, filed in Oshiwara police station in Mumbai, also names choreographer Ganesh Acharya, producer Sameer Siddiqui and director Rakesh Sarang. She said that Patekar, 67, was inappropriate during a song sequence for the 2008 move "Horn OK Pleassss".

Agnihotri's lawyers denied the charges and sent Dutta a legal notice for defamation. When the media on Sunday asked the actor about the sexual harassment allegations levelled against him, Nana said, "Whatever I had to say, I said 10 years back".

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Apparently, Tanushree is also expected to take the press conference in the coming days to talk about the issue.

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