After threatening to file several defamation suits against Tanushree Dutta, Rakhi Sawant has now apologised to the actor for her remarks.
“Here I apologise to you Tanushree Dutta. Just a request, don’t bring God between us. He is here for all of us. I don’t think I'll become small. I just want to spread love. Love to you,” wrote Rakhi with her Instagram post.
After Tanushree Dutta filed a Rs 10 crore defamation case against Rakhi Sawant, the latter had threatened to hit back with a Rs 50 crore defamation suit. In a series of Instagram videos, where Rakhi gave an interview to former journalist-turned-businessman Waahid Ali Khan, she accused Tanushree of trying to hog publicity, take drugs and more.
"“’She has filed a Defamation case against me for 10 crores. I will file one for Rs 50 crore. I will file a Rs 50 crore defamation case against Tanushree for calling me a lower class girl.”" - Rakhi Sawant, Actor
"“Nana Patekar and Raj Thackeray have not given attention to Tanushree Dutta. She tried her best to rob them, this was a publicity stunt for a passport, Visa or a bank account or even if it’s for her Bollywood comeback. They did not give her any attention so now she feels that she should target me.” " - Rakhi Sawant
Rakhi even claimed that Tanushree had "consumed drugs and was consequently unconscious for four hours on the sets” of Horn Ok Pleasss. She also claimed that it was thanks to Tanushree’s influence that she attended rave parties and consumed drugs.
"“Thank god I ended our friendship otherwise even I would have to go to rehab and become bald.”" - Rakhi Sawant
Tanushree Dutta's advocate Nitin Satpute said on 22 October that they have filed a defamation case against actor Rakhi Sawant. Rakhi held a press conference supporting Nana Patekar a few days back in which she maligned Tanushree calling her a liar and unhinged.
According to Times of India, Rakhi said, “Was she (Tanushree) in coma for 10 years?” and also accused her of blaming Nana for publicity. Tanushree has now filed a civil and criminal defamation case for Rs 10 crore against Rakhi.
Tanushree's lawyer Nitin Satpute spoke to Republic TV and said, “We have filed a criminal and civil defamation case against Rakhi Sawant for maligning my client's character and image. If she fails to revert, she will be punished for two years or fined or both.”
In 2008, when Tanushree had refused to do an inappropriate step with Nana Patekar on the sets of Horn OK Pleasss, the producers had replaced her with Rakhi Sawant who shot for the item number.
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