Rape case registered against Bollywood actor

(Web Desk) – Police in India have registered a case against Bollywood actor Alok Nath after a complaint by producer Vinta Nanda who has accused him of raping her.This is one of the few police cases to be registered against someone named in India s #MeToo movement, which has gained momentum in recent months.In October, Ms Nanda accused the popular actor of sexual harassment and rape in a detailed Facebook post.Mr Nath has denied the charge and also filed a defamation case against her.

He has demanded an apology and symbolic compensation of 1 rupee from her.

The actor has also been accused of sexual harassment by two other actresses.

Ms Nanda worked with Mr Nath on a 1990s hit TV series called Tara, which she wrote. In her Facebook post, she alleged that he had also sexually harassed the lead actress on the show.

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