Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who has now been accused of sexually abusing a model actress, once again denied the accusations made against him and in a cheep published on Sunday morning, he wrote that he is a "great defender of the #MeToo movement" and "feels sorry if someone tries to damage his reputation". On Saturday night, actress Kate Sharma presented a case of abuse against Subhash Ghai, who alleged that the 73-year-old filmmaker tried to "kiss her and hold her by force when he had called her home," the news agency said. . AND ME reported Ms. Sharma alleged that Subhash Ghai called her home on August 6. This is the second indictment against Subhash Ghai, who earlier this week was accused of allegedly raping a woman several years ago, after having punctured her drink.
"Surely I am a big supporter of the #MeToo movement and the empowerment of women, but I hope that those who misuse the movement do not end up diluting it by their own short-term fame, I feel sorry if someone is trying to damage my reputation. way, my lawyers will take care of the matter, "read Subhash Ghai's tweet.
In her complaint, the actress alleged that Subhash Ghai "asked me to give her a massage." It was shocking to me, but I respected her seniority and accepted, I massaged it for two or three minutes and then went to the bathroom to wash my hands. He went there. Then he took me to his room saying he wanted to talk to me about something. He grabbed me and tried to kiss me and hug me, "ANI reported.
In his response to the earlier rape allegation, Subhash Ghai had dismissed the #MeToo movement as a "fad" and told PTI: "It's sad that it's becoming a fad to defame any known person, bringing some stories of the passed without any truth or truth. "False exploitations inflated, if all. I firmly and firmly reject all false accusations as you are. "He also added that he will sue the survivor for defamation if she can not prove the accusations.
And, on Friday, he tweeted that he is "very distressed to be stuck in this movement (#MeToo)". Fate shows you the good times (and) the bad times. It hurts me deeply to be trapped in this movement, but I thank those who know me and respect me the respect I feel for women and their dignity despite our cosmetic world in which we live and react more through our love, affection and respect. Perspectives, "wrote Subhash Ghai.
Many prominent film personalities have been named as alleged predators in the #MeToo movement in India, which gained momentum after actress Tanushree Dutta named and embarrassed Nana Patekar a few weeks ago for allegedly harassing her on the set of the 2008 film . Horn & # 39; Ok & # 39; PleaseCelebrities such as Alok Nath, Sajid Khan, Kailash Kher, Rajat Kapoor and Vikas Bahl, among others, have been named in the #MeToo account of alleged survivors.
(With ANI and PTI entries)
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