Akshay Kumar files complaint against morphed video that shows him speaking against Tanushree Dutta

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 08, 2018, 12.34 PM(IST)

File photo of Akshay Kumar. Photograph:( Reuters )

Amid the raging sexual harassment row that actor Nana Patekar is currently facing, his 'Housefull 4' co-star Akshay Kumar has filed a complaint at the cyber cell over a morphed video that features Kumar speaking against actress Tanushree Dutta. 

The video has been doing the round of the Internet for some time that shows Kumar speaking on the Tanushree Dutta-Nana Patekar case. In the video, it appears that Kumar is speaking against the actress. 

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The actor's spokesperson confirmed the news in a statement and said, "The narrative of the video was edited in a way that it looks like Kumar is expressing his views on the Dutta-Patekar controversy, which he never did."

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Dutta has accused Patekar of sexually harassing and intimidating her on the sets of the 2008 film 'Horn 'OK' Pleassss'. Patekar, who had been shooting in Jodhpur for 'Housefull 4' returned to Mumbai on 6 October and accused Dutta of lying. The actress has now filed a police complaint against him. 

Meanwhile, Patekar was supposed to hold a press conference on 8 October at his Andheri residence, he cancelled it on Monday morning without giving any reason.