Vicky Sidana files defamation case against Kritika Sharma
Kritika Sharma had filed a written complaint before the Versova police station against Bollywood casting director Vicky Sidana for sexually harassing her in 2013
Bollywood casting director Vicky Sidana has filed a civil defamation case of Rs 4 crore against actor Kritika Sharma in Bombay High Court. The matter will be heard after Diwali vacations. Kritika accused Vicky of sexually harassing her in 2013.
Vicky's lawyer, advocate Shreyansh Mithare said, "The allegations against my client were completely baseless. We have filed a defamation case of Rs 4 crore. We will pursue this in court."
Mithare further said, "My client is a well-known casting director in Bollywood and has done many big projects in the industry. These mischievous allegations have caused a lot of damage to his image and reputation in both his personal and professional life. We believe in the law and judicial system and have moved court to pursue the matter legally."
On October 18 Kritika had filed a written complaint before the Versova police station. Her detailed statement wherein she made a serious allegation against Vicky was recorded.
An officer from Versova police station said, "Our inquiry in the matter is on. We have visited the spot in the victim's statement. We will record the statement of Vicky Sidana whenever inquiry demands."
Catch up on all the latest Mumbai news, crime news, current affairs, and also a complete guide on Mumbai from food to things to do and events across the city here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates
DISCLAIMER: mid-day and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.
Bizzare! Agra school files Rs 1-cr defamation case against class 8 student