TV actress Kate Sharma withdraws sexual harassment case against filmmaker Subhash Ghai

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The #MeToo movement had taken Bollywood by storm, and several big names like Sajid Khan, Vikas Bahl, Alok Nath, Rajat Kapoor and Subhash Ghai were accused of sexual harassment. TV actress Kate Sharma, who had accused Ghai of pulling her into a dark room and trying to kiss her, has withdrawn her complaint citing personal reasons.

In an interview to Mid-Day, Kate said, “Yes, I have informed the Mumbai police that I want to withdraw my complaint against Subhash Ghai. I want to take care of my family and my ailing mother instead of roaming here and there to get justice for whatever has happened to me.

The actress also said that despite FIRs being filed, no one has been arrested in the wake of the #MeToo movement. She also said that Ghai and her had been friends, but the director destroyed it all with his behaviour.

In his defense, Ghai put out a statement on Twitter saying, “I am surely a great supporter of the me too movement and women empowerment but hope that those taking undue advantage of the movement do not end up diluting it for their own short time fame. I feel grief if some one trying to harm my reputation. Any way my lawyers will take care of matter.

While we don’t want to pass judgement on the matter, we hope that justice gets served in quick time in matters such as these.

Also read: #MeToo Movement: Now Kate Sharma files a complaint against Subhash Ghai