Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap who was recently allegedly accused by an actress of sexual misconduct has now been summoned by the Mumbai police. Anurag has to appear at Versova police station on Thursday at 11 am, in connection with the alleged sexual assault case.
Anurag Kashyap was accused by actress Payal Ghosh for alleged sexual misconduct with her in the year 2014. The actress opened up in an interview with a regional news channel. Payal recounted the incident and revealed that Anurag Kashyap forced himself on her.
Anurag responding to the allegations, said that they’re baseless and false. Anurag’s lawyer Priyanka Khimani had stated, as per reports, “My client, Anurag Kashyap, has been deeply pained by the false allegations of sexual misconduct that have recently surfaced against him. These allegations are completely false, malicious, and dishonest.”
ANI in its report has stated, “Mumbai Police summons film director Anurag Kashyap (in a file photo) asking him to appear at Versova Police station tomorrow at 11 am, in connection with the alleged sexual assault against actor Payal Ghosh.”
Mumbai Police summons film director Anurag Kashyap (in file photo) asking him to appear at Versova Police station tomorrow at 11 am, in connection with the alleged sexual assault against actor Payal Ghosh. pic.twitter.com/JLnlgO6Pzb
— ANI (@ANI) September 30, 2020
Payal Ghosh who had filed a rape case against the filmmaker last week recently met Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari demanding action against Anurag Kashyap.