Bollywood : A charge sheet was filed against Choreographer Ganesh Acharya by the Mumbai police. He was accused by one of his co-dancers in 2020 of sexual harassment. After two years of complaint, the police have filed a charge sheet. Oshiwara Police Officer Sandeep Shinde, who investigated the complaint, said that the charge sheet was filed in the Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Andheri.
According to HT Report, Ganesh Acharya and his assistant have been charged under different sections like 354-a (sexual harassment), 354-c (voyeurism ), 354-d (stalking), 509 (insulting the modesty of any woman), 323 (causing hurt), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 34 (common intention to commit an offence) of the Indian Penal Code.
In the complaint, the co-dancer alleged that Ganesh Acharya started harassing her after she said no to his sexual advances. She further stated that he allegedly told her that if she wanted to go ahead with her career, she should do him sexual favours. As she rejected the proposal put forth by Ganesh Acharya, her membership of the Indian Film and Television Choreographers Association was terminated.
Coming to Ganesh Acharya, he is one of the most popular choreographers in the film industry. He worked with many stars. Recently, he also worked with Samantha for the song, Oo Antava Oo Antava from Pushpa: The Rise. We all know that the song was a chartbuster.