In a social media post, Vinta Nanda had alleged that Alok Nath had raped her 19 years ago. Nath had refuted the allegations and also filed a civil defamation suit against her.
On Monday, the court recorded Ashu’s statement. The court has now scheduled the hearing for November 1 when statements of other witnesses on their behalf will be heard, said Ashu’s advocate, Ashok Saraogi.
Film and television actor Alok Nath on Monday responded to the show-cause notice sent to him by the Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association. The notice was sent to Alok post sexual assault charges against him by veteran writer-producer Vinta Nanda.
Bollywood actor Alok Nath on Monday filed a civil suit in a court here against writer-director Vinta Nanda in connection with her rape accusations against him.
Tanushree Dutta wants investigators to conduct narco analysis, brain-mapping and lie detector tests on actor Nana Patekar, choreographer Ganesh Acharya, producer Samee Siddiqui and director Rakesh Sarang.
Actor Alok Nath is in the process of filing a criminal defamation case against writer-producer Vinta Nanda who had earlier this week accused him of rape.
Himani Shivpuri, who has worked with Alok Nath in many films and TV shows, said she was shocked to read Vinta Nanda’s Facebook post, accusing the Hum Aapke Hai Kaun actor of rape.
In a social media post, Vinta Nanda has thanked her supporters, Tanushree Dutta, and the Indian media for supporting her. She has also thanked CINTAA, IFTDA, Screenwriter’s Association and the Producer’s Guild of India.
After Vinta Nanda and Sandhya Mridul, actor Deepika Amin has come forward with harassment allegations against Alok Nath. She called him an obnoxious drunkard who harasses women.
Alok Nath has been accused of sexual assault and harassment by multiple women in the wake of the MeToo movement in India.
Sandhya Mridul on Wednesday opened up about being harassed by veteran actor Alok Nath. The film and television actor, in a tweet, narrated the horrific incident and said she supports Vinta Nanda who was sexually assaulted by Nath.
“Neither I am denying this nor do I would agree with it. It (rape) must have happened, but someone else would have done it. Well, I do not want to talk much about it,” Alok Nath said.
“Neither I am denying this nor do I would agree with it. It (rape) must have happened, but someone else would have done it. Well, I do not want to talk much about it as for the matter if it has come out, it will be stretched,” Nath said.
After accusing television and film actor Alok Nath of rape, a veteran TV screenwriter and producer opened up further on the issue in a press conference held on Tuesday.
The TV writer-director, who has accused Alok Nath of raping and harassing her, says there was no tension in naming him but she did not realise that the incident, which has affected her for 20 years, would blow up on social media.