Ever since Tanushree Dutta alleged that Nana Patekar had sexually harassed her while shooting for Horn Ok Please back in 2008, a lot of people stood up for her and gave her support. While actors like Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor and Swara Bhasker expressed support for Tanushree Dutta, Amitabh Bachchan evaded the question when asked and said, “Na toh mera naam Tanushree Dutta hai aur na hi Nana Patekar.”
Tanushree Lashed Out At Amitabh Bachchan For His Deafening Silence Over Nana Patekar Controversy!
Dutta lost no time in calling Bachchan’s bluff. She told HT, “I’m hurt, as these are people who do movies on social causes. They play roles in films and the audience applauds. But when it comes to standing up and doing something about what is happening in front of you, there are these evasive statements that don’t make sense.”
Tanushree has released a new statement, where she said she would return in a while. ” My throat is swollen, voice down and I’m unwell because of the exhaustion of the last few days. For the last 8 years that I’ve been on the spiritual path, regardless of which part of the world I am, I mostly prefer to live in solitude, silence, prayer and meditation and have gotten used to that peaceful lifestyle.
“I only come out and interact socially and even speak only when need be for work or other social commitments. But last few days I’ve had to go all out talking and interacting with press up to 16 hours a day for the sake of this movement and it has drained me out a bit. Im resting to regain some strength while some other developments take place in the back ground. I will be back in few days and join the fight again. This is not just a news story anymore my friends. This is a war that I have been called to partake in for not only my sake but for the sake for countless millions..It is my dharma; my duty as a human being,” she said in her statement.
Last week, news dropped that Nana Patekar will send a legal notice to Tanushree for character assassination. To which the actress had strong words for the veteran actor. Now, the news is also abuzz that Nana will hold a press conference on the issue and set the record straight.
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