False allegations are made against him, says Anurag Kashyap's Lawyer
Kashyap has denied the allegations and called them baseless. In the midst of all this, his lawyer has now issued an official statement.
Anurag Kashyap, who has been making headlines for more than one reasons lately, has landed in a fresh controversy lately as Payal Ghosh accused him of sexual harassment. The actress had alleged that the filmmaker made her feel uncomfortable. While her accusations have been making the heads turn. It has initiated a conflict in the industry as everyone is brimming with an opinion.
She has also reportedly decided to file an official complaint against the Gangs of Wasseypur director on September 21 at Mumbai’s Oshiwada police station. However, Kashyap has denied the allegations and called them baseless. In the midst of all this, his lawyer has now issued an official statement.
This official statement has been released on the filmmaker’s behalf. It says that Anurag Kashyap is pained by the false allegations of sexual misconduct against him. It further states that the allegations are false, malicious, and dishonest. The statement then says that a social movement like #MeToo has been used as a tool for character assassination and is opted by vested interests. It then alleges that fictitious allegations undermine the movement and trade upon the trauma of real victims.
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Meanwhile, numerous celebs from the film industry have come out in support of Anurag Kashyap after the allegations made against him. Among them are Gulshan Devaiah, Sayani Gupta, Mahie Gill, Radhika Apte, and others. However, a few others like Kangana Ranaut have backed Payal Ghosh in connection with the same.
The Manikarnika actress recently indulged in a war of words with the filmmaker on Twitter. That is when he sarcastically asked her to go and fight China at the border post which she asked him to participate in Olympics.
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