Ganesh Acharya accused of depriving a female choreographer of work

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: January 28, 2020 6:06:00 pm

A female choreographer has filed a complaint against Ganesh Acharya. Ganesh Acharya choreographed the song “Gori Tu Lath Maar” in Akshay Kumar’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha for which he won the National Film Award for Best Choreography in 2018. The Maharashtra State Commission for Woman has appointed a counsellor to talk to the female choreographer, and will soon issue a notice to Ganesh Acharya. In a statement, she accused him of spreading “malicious rumours” about her and ruining her professional reputation. Follow us on Telegram for the latest Entertainment news
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Ganesh Acharya This is not the first time that the choreographer has faced harassment charges. A female choreographer has accused National Award-winning choreographer Ganesh Acharya of depriving her of work. During the MeToo movement in India, Tanushree Dutta had also lashed out at Ganesh Acharya. She has filed a complaint against Ganesh at the Amboli police station in Mumbai and Maharashtra State Commission for Woman. In her complaint, the 33-year-old choreographer also mentioned she was asked to give a commission from her income to Ganesh Acharya, who is also the general secretary of Indian Film & Television Choreographers Association. He has to his credit many other hit Bollywood songs in movies like Simmba, Zero, Padmaavat, Sanju and Judwaa 2. The choreographer added that she was also ‘forced to watch adult videos’.