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Tanushree gets legal notices from Nana Patekar, Vivek Agnihotri

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Reportedly, Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta has now received legal notices from Nana Patekar and filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri in the much-debated harassment case. Tanushree calls it her 'price for speaking out' as she accused Nana of harassing and threatening her on the sets of Horn OK Pleassss a decade ago. Vivek Agnihotri, on the other hand, allegedly asked her to remove her clothes to 'help' co-star Irrfan Khan get the scene right during the making of 2005 release Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets.
Nana is busy shooting for Housefull 4 in Jaisalmer. His lawyer informed that a legal notice has been sent to Tanushree Dutta in the case demanding her apology. Today in a statement, Tanushree said, "I have been slapped with two legal notices. One from Nana Patekar and another from Vivek Agnihotri. Both their teams are on a smear campaign against me by constructing outright lies and misinformation on social media platforms and other public platforms." She further added, "This is the price you pay for speaking out against harassment, humiliation, and injustice in India."
Just like Nana, Vivek too has denied all allegations against him. His lawyer Nidhish Mehrotra said in a statement that they have sued the actress for the same. He said, "The allegations levelled against my client Vivek Agnihotri by Tanushree Dutta for misbehaviour and/or harassment are absolutely false, frivolous and vexatious. These allegations are deliberate and have been borne with an intent to attract publicity and wreak personal vendetta against my client with mala-fide intentions. On the instruction of my client, we have served a legal notice to initiate defamation action against her."
The former Miss India Universe even alleged that violent threats have been issued against her by the MNS and that two unnamed suspicious individuals tried getting into her home uninvited, who were stopped in time. Latest reports also suggest that Nana and choreographer Ganesh Acharya will hold a press conference regarding Tanushree's allegations.
Tanushree has garnered support from various Bollywood celebrities including Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor, Hansal Mehta, Twinkle Khanna, Ayushmann Khurrana, Swara Bhasker amongst others.

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