Hours after cancelling a press conference which he was to hold in response to the allegations of sexual harassment made against him Tanushree Dutta, actor Nana Patekar appeared before the media Monday evening.
Nana said, “What was the truth 10 years ago remains the same today and will continue to be tomorrow as well.” He refused to take any questions on the controversy. The conference lasted for 10 minutes outside his house.
He added, “My lawyer has advised me not to speak on the matter. Hence, I kept silent. Otherwise, I would have no issues talking to the press.”
A few days ago, Aashiq Banaya Aapne actor Tanushree alleged that Patekar misbehaved with her on the sets of the film Horn Ok Pleasss ten years ago. She had made the allegations in 2008 too.
She even claimed that the film’s producer, director, and choreographer were complicit in her harassment.
Nana has already sent a legal notice to Tanushree and when asked about the sexual harassment allegations, Nana said, “Whatever I had to say, I said 10 years back. What is a lie, is a lie. I’ll hold a press conference soon.”