Actor Huma Qureshi on Tuesday mentioned she is indignant about her name being “dragged” by Payal Ghosh in her allegation of sexual harassment in opposition to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap. On Saturday, Ghosh took to Twitter, claiming that Kashyap was sexually inappropriate in direction of her, an allegation the “Gangs of Wasseypur” director known as “baseless”. In a video launched to ABN Telugu, Ghosh claimed that the incident occurred in 2014-2015. The actor, who made her Hindi debut with Rishi Kapoor-Paresh Rawal starrer “Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi”, additionally claimed that Kashyap boasted about his reference to megastar Amitabh Bachchan and flaunted that there have been different feminine artistes who he acquired intimate with, together with Qureshi and Richa Chadha.
Qureshi, who made her debut with “Gangs of Wasseypur”, posted an announcement on Twitter, saying that she had to date prevented commenting on the problem as she did not wish to get into social media fights and media trials. “I really feel actually indignant at being dragged into this mess. I really feel indignant not only for myself but in addition each lady whose years of onerous work and battle will get diminished to such baseless conjecture and allegations of their office. Please let’s chorus from this narrative,” the actor mentioned within the assertion.
Calling Kashyap a “pricey buddy” and an “extraordinarily gifted” director, Qureshi mentioned the duo last performed collectively in 2012-2013. “In my individual expertise and to my information he has neither misbehaved with me or anybody else. However, anybody who claims to be abused should report it to the authorities, the police and the judiciary… It is the joint accountability of men and women each to fastidiously defend the sanctity of #MeToo. This is my concluding response. Please don’t strategy me to make any further statements on this matter,” she added.
Qureshi’s response appear a day after Chadha despatched a authorized discover to Ghosh by her lawyer Saveena Bedi Sachar for being “unnecessarily and falsely dragged in a defamatory method. Though our consumer believes that genuinely wronged ladies ought to get justice in any respect prices, there are legislations which can be meant to make sure that ladies have an equal standing of their office and to make sure that they’ve a cordial office by which their dignity and self-respect is protected. No lady might be allowed to misuse their liberties to harass different ladies with unsubstantiated or non-existent, false and baseless allegations,” Chadha’s lawyer mentioned.
Kashyap, too, shared an announcement from his lawyer, Priyanka Khimani, that mentioned the 48-year-old director has been “absolutely suggested of his rights and treatments in legislation and intends to pursue them to the fullest extent”. Dismissing the allegations on Sunday, Kashyap known as Ghosh’s declare an try and “silence” him for his outspoken views. The director discovered help in his business buddies, together with Hansal Mehta, Taapsee Pannu, Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub in addition to former wives, movie editor Aarti Bajaj and actor Kalki Koechlin who credited him for creating secure work area for girls.
.ByPTIPublished: September 22, 2020 7:43 PM IST
[Attribution Bollywood Life]