[dropcap]A[/dropcap] video footage from 2008, resurfaced online, which supports Tanushree’s claims that her car was vandalised by a mob after she was harassed by Nana Patekar on the sets of Horn Ok Pleassss.
As people were shaming her for speaking out in 2008, Tanushree in the interview spoke of the incident when her car was vandalised. She said, “Post the incident on the sets of Horn OK Pleassss, Nana Patekar called up this political party who has a reputation of vandalism and causing damages on the sets. And the producers called up the media to gain publicity from the whole situation. On one side, we had the media and on the other side, we had the political party workers. They vandalised my car completely. So, I got off my vanity van and headed towards our vehicle. They had my car vandalised, which is also first degree assault by a mob.”
“When Nana Patekar misbehaved with me, he said out loud that he would do an intimate step with me as well in the song, which wasn’t mentioned in my contract. It was supposed to be a solo sequence of mine. I would feel very uncomfortable when he would come next to me and try to put his arms around me. He’d grab me and push me around and say, ‘You stand here, you stand there’. Whereas, he shouldn’t have been on the set. And he told the choreographer to stand aside and said, ‘I’ll teach her how to dance’. I didn’t know how to deal with this. This had never happened with me before in Bollywood,” the former Miss India had told Zoom in an interview.
Actress Richa Chadda tweeted asking people to identify a man — who appears to have a camera — who can be seen trying to break the window of Tanushree Dutta’s car, and puncture a tyre.
Several journalists came out in support of Tanushree’s claims and also spoke about why she is still traumatised after 10 years.
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