Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has been accused of rape by a Bollywood actress. A case has been registered against him. The FIR has been filed by the same actress who accused the filmmaker of sexually abusing her. A lawyer for the Bollywood actress said that a written complaint has been filed against Anurag Kashyap under sections 376,341, 342 of IPC for wrongful restraint, wrongful offense and insulting woman. At present, the statement of the actress is being recorded in this case.
Earlier Anurag Kashyap through his tweets denied the allegations made on himself. After this, the statement on behalf of Anurag's lawyer Priyanka Khiramani said that "My client, Anurag Kashyap has been deeply hurt by the recent allegations of sexual misconduct against him. These allegations are completely false, malicious and Are dishonest. It is sad that a social movement is as important as it is. The #metoo movement has been co-opted by vested interests and confined to a mere tool for character assassination. Fictional accusations of this nature have given the movement seriousness And tried to faint on the pain and trauma of the real victims of sexual harassment and exploitation. "The client is fully advised of her rights and remedies in law and intends to pursue them to the fullest .
However, after the #MeToo allegations against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap surfaced, many Bollywood celebrities came out in support of Anurag Kashyap. From Taapsee Pannu, Saiyami Kher, Ram Gopal Varma and Anubhav Sinha to former wives of Anurag Kashyap, Kalki Koechlin and Aarti Bajaj, all accused the accusation of the filmmaker as baseless. Various Bollywood personalities have also argued that the sanctity of the #MeToo movement should be protected and not misused.
Earlier, while speaking on social media, the actress wrote that 'Anurag Kashyap has forced me and has treated me very badly. Narendra Modi ji, please take some strict action against it. Let the country know that there is a monster behind this creative man. I know it can harm me and my safety is in danger. Please help me.