Reading writer-producer-director Vinta Nanda’s accused the Sanskari actor of bollywood of rape and violation from almost 20 years prior, she wrote. Mr Nath is mainly known for playing the ‘sanskaari bapuji’ in many movies. Ms Nanda’s unnerving story of injury has gotten numerous reactions, among them Richa Chadha, Swara Bhasker and Mini Mathur.
Richa was one of the first celebrities who supported Tanushree Dutta on social media.
“This is so terrifying. How must she have dealt with this alone in the bloody 90s,” read a tweet from comedienne Mallika Dua, who had shared Ms Nanda’s post on her own time-line. “For heaven’s sake. To think someone as avante garde and ballsy as Vinta Nanda went through this torture and couldn’t speak up for 19 years! This makes me so sad and angry,” read a tweet from Mini Mathur.
Vinta Nanda’s account starts on the sets of Nineties show Tara, where the actor, Alok Nath, supposedly harassed lead actress Navneet Nishan. He later turned on Ms Nanda “I hadn’t just been raped, I was taken to my own house and had been brutalized,”.
Ms Nanda closes with this condemning recognizable proof: “Irony is that the man, the predator in question here is the actor par excellence who is known as the most #Sanskaari (Cultured) person in the film and television industry.”
Read Vinta Nanda’s full post here: