Mumbai: Actress Richa Chadha has reportedly filed a defamation go well with in opposition to Payal Ghosh and others. Reacting to the event, Payal says she fails to grasp why Richa is making an attempt to defame her.
In keeping with reviews, Richa on Monday filed a case earlier than Bombay Excessive Courtroom for Rs 1.10 crore in opposition to Payal for “tarnishing her fame” and subjecting her to “immense humiliation, ridicule, undesirable hypothesis, harassment, harsh public scrutiny and lack of enterprise alternative and goodwill thereby inflicting great stress and psychological agony”.
Payal, who has accused filmmaker, Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment, informed IANS: “That is utterly a false accusation. I do not perceive what I’ve to do with this case. Why is she making an attempt to defame me? She ought to as a substitute ask Mr Kashyap why he took her identify.”
“I do not know her personally. We’ll go to courtroom and make clear. I’ve solely mentioned what Mr Kashyap informed me. It’s not me who has taken names,” Payal mentioned.
Final month, Payal had claimed that Kashyap tried to molest her prior to now. She mentioned so as to persuade her, Anurag mentioned that “all of the actresses he has labored with are only a name away” — indicating that these actresses, together with Richa, have offered sexual favours to Kashyap.
In keeping with reviews, nobody appeared on behalf of Payal and others, and the courtroom has requested Richa to serve recent private discover to the respondents together with a service via emails. The courtroom adjourned the case until October 7.
Payal’s advocate Nitin Satpute tweeted on Tuesday: “It is false to say that advocate failed to seem in courtroom as no discover was served that point even on WhatsApp as claimed. Discover served on 5/6/2020 at Payal Ghosh residence, now Will seems in courtroom on seventh Oct.”
Payal mentioned she will not be capable to make it as she shouldn’t be in Mumbai.