Filmmaker Vikas Behl Sends Notice To Anurag Kashyap And Vikramaditya Motwane Calling Them Opportunists

| October 10 , 2018 , 12:30 IST

Queen Director Vikas Bahl, who was accused of sexual harassment has sent out a legal notice to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane calling them opportunist accusing them of maligning his image by giving statements against him on social media.

Bahl has accused them of maligning his image by giving statements against him on social media. In the notices, he has asked for an “unconditional apology and to withdraw messages from social media”.

Bahl’s lawyers have accused the Manmarziyaan director Anurag Kashyap. “This makes us wonder whether the alleged incident of sexual assault also has any authenticity, given that the alleged victim was, in fact, working as your own employee,” Bahl’s lawyer said in the notice.

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Further, copies of legal notices sent to both of them. mention them as ‘opportunists’, the legal notices read, “You are neither a witness nor the alleged victim, but instead an opportunist seeking to derive benefit based on unsubstantiated information. The alleged incident has not been established in any court of law and that you have exploited the media to propagate your own personal vendetta.”

Meanwhile, Anurag Kashyap has stepped down as the board member of MAMI. On Wednesday morning, the filmmaker tweeted, “In the light of the current events, I have decided to step back from my duties as a board member from MAMI until the shadow of doubt of our alleged complicitness in silence and not doing anything about it, is cleared.”