TV and film actor Alok Nath has been accused of sexual assault by writer-director Vinta Nanda. He will be seen sharing screen space with Bollywood star Ajay Devgn in the soon-to-be-released De De Pyaar De.
Ajay Devgn has issued a statement on working with the #MeToo movement accused Alok Nath in De De Pyaar De. This comes after Tanushree Dutta called Devgn a "hypocrite" and blamed him of not replacing Alok from the film.
Several Bollywood personalities such as directors Rajkumar Hirani, Subhash Ghai, Sajid Khan, Vikas Bahl and Rajat Kapoor, actor Alok Nath, singer Kailash Kher and music composer Anu Malik were called out for sexually harassing women over the years.
The Golden Glove, directed by German director Fatih Akin, is one of 17 films vying for the Berlin festival's Golden Bear prize for best picture, to be awarded by jury president Juliette Binoche on February 16. The director hit back at criticism that the film exploits the female victims.
In the #MeToo movement, Alok Nath was accused of rape by writer-director Vinta Nanda. Soumik Sen, who directed Madhuri Dixit in Gulaab Gang, was also blamed for alleged inappropriate behaviour by three women.