Actress Payal Ghosh accuses director Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment, tweets seeking help from PMO

Actress Payal Ghosh alleged that she was sexually harassed by director Anurag Kashyap as he forced himself on her and tried to rape her.

Written by September 19, 2020 21:35
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New Delhi: In a major trouble for the acclaimed filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, an actress Payal Ghosh has accused him of sexual harassment.

Actress Payal Ghosh alleged that she was molested by Anurag Kashyap as he forced himself on her and tried to rape her.

Tweeting about the incident, the actress called him a ‘demon behind the creative director’.

“I am aware that it can harm me and my security is at risk”, she tweeted while tagging PMO.

Payal Ghosh made the allegations during an interview with ABN Telugu.

Anurag Kashyap apparently told her that physical relationships are very common in Bollywood.

The actress reportedly told the TV channel, “He told me that all the actress who worked with him like Huma Qureshi, Mahi Gill, Richa Chdha were just a call away. Whenever I call them, they come.”

‘Arrest Anurag Kashyap,’ demands Kangana

Soon after the allegations against Anurag Kashyap came to light, several twitter users demanded that the film director be arrested.

Actress Kangana Ranaut, who recently had Twitter spat with the filmmaker, said that every voice matters and joined the clamour for #ArrestAnuragKashyap.

NCW takes note, seeks written complaint against Anurag

As Payal Ghosh’s video allegations spread on Twitter, National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Rekha Sharma sought a detailed a detailed complaint to them on the issue, and assured that the commission will look into the matter.