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Alok Nath On Vinta Nanda Allegations: I Made Her What She Is!

Alok Nath On Vinta Nanda Allegations: I Made Her What She Is!

Even though she didn't take his name directly, it has been reported that she confirmed the name to IANS through a message stating that she thought, "sanskaari would do the needful".

"I have waited for this moment to come for 19 years", Nanda wrote in a long, heart-wrenching Facebook post, referring to the "predator in question" as "the actor par excellence who is known as the most "sanskaari" (cultured) person in the film and television industry". This seems to be a clear reference to Alok Nath and the other victim of his alleged harassment would be Navneet Nishan who played the lead character in Tara. Claiming that she was a good friend at one point, Alok added that "in a way" he was responsible for making Vinta who she is today.

Nanada went on to write that her drink was mixed with sedative during the party and she began to feel 'strange.' "As the evening flowed, my drinks were mixed and I began to feel unusual". I empathise with Vinta for the awful pain she has gone through; it is unimaginable.

This was after producer Vinta Nanda made stunning disclosures on she was raped and brutalised in the 90s soon after shooting the famous TV series Tara. I fought my battles there and then. Also known as Bollywood's "sanskari" actor, Alok Nath even got her sacked when she complained.

In a Facebook post, Nanda alleged that Alok Nath raped her and harassed Tara's female lead. The man who has done it to me is the one who should feel ashamed.




Not too long afterwards, she said, she found herself on the same set as Nath again when he joined a TV show Nanda was directing. "Now that the matter has come out it will be stretched". When the moment came and the camera rolled, he felt up our female lead and very viciously. "When she complained to us, we chose to let him go", she wrote in the post.

Following the alleged misconduct Alok Nath was taken off the show and things continued, wrote the writer.

She goes on to describe her nervous breakdown after the second assault: "I tried to pick up the threads of my life but channels and networks and sets and rehearsals started to freak me out". My lead actress slapped him. Taking to Twitter, the body's secretary, Sushant Singh, said that a show-cause notice will be sent to Nath to explain on the allegations of sexual assault.

"I was completely shattered by then".


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