The MeToo movement in India has just taken a major setback.
According to Times of India, Tanushree's sexual harassment case against Nana Patekar has come to a close.
The publication reported that the Mumbai Police has filed a closure report in court stating that Dutta's allegation case lacks of evidence against Patekar.
Reportedly, Dutta's lawyer, Nitin Satpute also said, "We haven’t yet received any official communication from the police yet. However, we will challenge the closure report."
In 2008, Dutta had said an unnamed actor misbehaved with her during a shoot, last year she revealed that it was her Horn Ok Pleassss co-star Nana Patekar.
"He was grabbing me by the arms, pushing me around then he would ask the choreographers to move and teach me how to dance, and the next thing I know he wanted to do was an intimate sequence with me. It was ridiculous,” she said during an interview.
The alleged incident took place on the shoot of a special number for the film due to which she opted out of the appearance and was replaced by Rakhi Sawant.
The month following the allegation, Dutta went to the Mumbai police station and filed a written complaint against him.
Dutta said she had also received "violent threats" from the fringe, far-right nationalist group Maharashtra Navnirman Sena and has been hounded by a "smear campaign" on social media since reiterating her claims against the pair.