A Bollywood actor who had accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of rape in the present day submitted her apology within the Bombay High Court to actor Richa Chadha, following which a defamation go well with in opposition to her was disposed of.
The Rs 1.1 crore go well with was filed by Ms Chadha on October 6 over some feedback the actor had made throughout a tv interview final month.
A day after the go well with was filed, Justice AK Menon requested the actor if she wished to withdraw her statements in opposition to Ms Chadha. She then agreed to withdraw the stated statements.
“She (the actor) said it innocently. She is a big follower of the plaintiff (Chadha) and respects her. She is ready to withdraw the statement and tender apology,” her lawyer had reportedly stated. “She regrets whatever she said and her intention was never to defame any woman.”
The actor in the present day submitted an enterprise formally expressing her remorse.
Ms Chadha’s staff launched a press release in the present day saying she was “elated with the outcome of the case”.
“The Bombay High Court has accepted the consent terms as an undertaking…giving Richa Chadha an unconditional apology and withdrawal of all statements defamatory posts,” the assertion stated.
During the TV interview to a Telugu channel, the actor had claimed to have confronted director Anurag Kashyap.
“You have given chance to Richa Chadha, Mahie Gill, Huma Qureshi… they are so nominal looking girls. Generally directors don’t give them chance but you have done a great job. But I am not mentally prepared for this right now,” she claimed to have instructed Mr Kashyap throughout an alleged encounter.
She additionally stated Mr Kashyap had referred to Ms Chadha as somebody who was “just a call away”.
Ms Chadha’s grievance had stated that these feedback had brought on injury to her goodwill within the movie trade and resulted in her humiliation.