#MeToo in India: Divyanka Tripathi Hopes Tanushree Dutta Takes a Legal Route
Divyanka Tripathi, Tanushree Dutta (File Photo)

The world is talking about the Tanushree Dutta and Nana Patekar controversy, which is being dubbed as India's very own #TimesUp movement. Breathe actress, Sapna Pabbi, has also come forward with her experience about facing sexism on movie sets while supporting Tanushree. Parineeti Chopra, Priyanka Chopra, Shilpa Shetty, Raveena Tandon and many more actresses have come out in support of Tanushree. Add one more powerful name to the list - Divyanka Tripathi. The wrongdoers should be scared.

As per a report by SpotBoyE, Divyanka feels that the protection of girls is being taken more seriously today than it was in 2018. "I hope if she's harassed, she's taking a legal route as it's been ten years and protection of girls is being taken more seriously now, " she told the entertainment portal.

Meanwhile, a defamation case has been filed against Tanushree for her comments about Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray, police said on Thursday.  “We have registered a non-cognisable offence against Dutta under Section 500 (defamation) of the Indian Penal Code and are investigating the complaint. We have also asked the complainant to approach the court,” the officer said.

Tanushree has reignited the 2008 conversation when she had accused Nana Patekar of harassing her on the sets of Horn Ok Please. Times Now carried out a sting operation on Samee Siddiqui, Producer of film Horn Ok Please, on sets of which the alleged harassment on the actress took place. In the video, made available to the public, Samee can be seen professing that Tanushree must have been on periods that day for her to get irritated so easily.