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Alok Nath files defamation case against Vinta Nanda

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

has filed a defamation case against Vinta Nanda, the who recently alleged that sexually harassed and raped her in the 90s.

This comes less than a week after Nanda narrated her ordeal on amidst the ongoing #MeToo movement.

"I hadn't just been raped, I was taken to my own house and had been brutalised," she had written in reference to the 'most sanskari person in the industry'.

Nanda was the of teleserial 'Tara' in the 90s. played a lead role in the soap.

In her post, Nanda alleged that Nath harassed her sexually, following which Nath was taken off the show and things continued.

Bollywood actors and also accused Nath of sexual misconduct and shared their ordeals on

In the wake of the allegations, the (IFTDA) issued a notice to the veteran actor, seeking his stand on the rape allegations made against him.

The #MeToo movement gained momentum in after accused veteran of harassment. Following the revelation, similar cases have tumbled out, rattling the

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 14:35 IST