Actress Tanushree Dutta recently revisited the incident when allegedly Nana Patekar sexually harassed her on the sets of Horn Ok Pleassss. The actress came forward and spoke about the incident that happened some 10 years ago. Since then many Indian celebrities have been exposed as a part of #MeToo movement. Many have been taking to social media over the issue that has shaken the country. Just recently, writer and producer Vinta Nanda accused Alok Nath of sexually harassing her years ago. Now, the filmmaker, Ram Gopal Varma, has reacted to controversy.
In a video released by the director, RGV gives out his opinion about Nana Patekar and Tanushree Dutta row. One can watch in the video, Ram Gopal Varma says, “I have no reasons to disbelief Tanushree Datta, when she says something like he touched him inappropriately and whatever the way she felt…but I would like to believe, Nana Patekar that I know will never do it deliberately. He will never do it wantingly…to actually hurt somebody else. And I believe that I know him that well…”
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He further says, “Nana Patekar, I have experienced the reports we hear that he is obnoxious, he is hot-tempered, he is hard headed, and all of that is true. But does it come from a place to intentionally hurt somebody, does it comes from a place to deliberately wanting to hurt someone, I completely disbelief that”