It was a few weeks ago, that actress Payal Ghosh had alleged filmmaker Anurag Kashyap had forced himself on her, and in one of her interviews had also dragged the names of other actors like Richa Chadha, Huma Qureshi and Mahie Gill. Now, Mumbai Mirror reports that Richa Chadha has filed a lawsuit in the Bombay High Court against Payal Ghosh, Kamaal R Khan (KRK), and a news channel for their alleged defamatory statements against her.
According to the report in Mumbai Mirror, Richa Chadha filed the defamation suit seeking Rs. 1.1o crore in damages from them, and has also sought an order from the court for restraining those mentioned above, as well as unknown others from making any more defamatory statements. Apart from this, she also sought withdrawal of the defamatory videos and tweets, and a public apology on Twitter and their websites. The hearing took place before Justice AK Menon in the Bombay High Court, but was adjourned till October 7 after the advocates for the defendants did not appear before the Court.
As per the report, the alleged defamatory comments were first made by Payal Ghosh in an interview on September 19. It is also alleged that Kamaal R Khan posted the video on his social media account, and along with it, he also added defamatory tweets to it.
Richa Chadha (Image Source: SpotboyE Archive)
Meanwhile, Payal Ghosh had filed an FIR against Anurag Kashyap, after which the filmmaker was summoned by the Mumbai Police. He was seen exiting Versova Police Station after almost 8 hours of questioning. ALSO READ: Anurag Kashyap Accused Of #MeToo By Payal Ghosh: Actress To Meet NCW Head Rekha Sharma To Discuss Her Case
Image Source: Instagram/Richa Chadha/Payal Ghosh/Kamaal R Khan
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