Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’s Munmun Dutta in legal trouble; FIR filed against her for using casteist slur

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Munmun Dutta has been gaining immense attention over the past few days, but not all for good reasons. The actress received severe backlash recently, after a video of her using a ‘casteist slur’ went surfaced. While the actress apologised for the same, it looks like trouble is not over for her. Now, an FIR has been registered against Munmun Dutta for using the casteist slur. Yes! Munmun Dutta has been booked and an FIR is filed against her.

Reportedly, Munmun Dutta has been booked under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act (i.e, SC and ST Act). Rajat Kalsan, convenor, National Alliance for Dalit Human Rights, has registered the FIR against Munmun Dutta. The complaint has been filed against her in Hansi, Haryana on May 11.

In the video, while getting ready, Munmun in the video was heard saying that she wants to look good and not like a ‘bhangi.’ The use of the ‘B’ word led to an outrage on social media, and people slammed Munmun for it. After the outrage, Munmun took note of it and issued an apology on social media.

In the apology, Munmun stated due to the language barrier, was misinformed about the meaning of the word. She sought forgiveness for hurting anyone. “I sincerely would like to apologize to every single person who has been unintentionally hurt by the usage of the word,” Munmun wrote in her apology statement.

On the work front, Munmun Dutta plays the role of Babita ji in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. The actress has been associated with TMKOC since the beginning, i.e. 2008.

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