Actress Payal Ghosh has tendered an unconditional apology to Bollywood actress Richa Chadha and withdrawn assertion she had made in opposition to Chadha just a few weeks again. The 2 actresses on Wednesday advised the Bombay Excessive Courtroom that they’ve amicably settled their dispute.
Chadha had final week filed a defamation swimsuit in opposition to Ghosh for making a “false, baseless, indecent and derogatory assertion “in opposition to her. Chadha in her swimsuit had additionally sought financial compensation as damages.
Ghosh, whereas making allegations of rape in opposition to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, had additionally dragged Chadha and two different feminine actors into the controversy.
On Wednesday, advocate Nitin Satpute, showing for Ghosh, advised Justice AK Menon that each the events (Chadha and Ghosh) have settled the matter amicably and submitted an announcement of enterprise.
Within the enterprise, Ghosh stated she was withdrawing the assertion she made in opposition to Chadha.
“Defendant 1 (Ghosh) undertakes to delete her assertion and defamatory posts in opposition to the plaintiff (Chadha) on Twitter and different social media and additional additionally undertakes to not state, make, publish any defamatory, insulting and humiliating assertion (s) in opposition to the plaintiff at any time,” the assertion stated.
“The events have agreed they might not file any circumstances in opposition to one another with regard to this matter and there wouldn’t be any demand for financial compensation,” Satpute advised the courtroom.
Chadha’s advocates Veerendra Tulzapurkar and Saveena Bedi Sachar additionally stated the matter has been labored out.
Justice Menon accepted the identical and disposed of the swimsuit in opposition to Ghosh.
Chadha in her swimsuit had additionally arraigned a Telugu information channel and actor Kamaal R Khan as defendants for importing Ghosh’s video and making additional statements in opposition to Chadha.
On Wednesday, Khan’s advocate Manoj Gadkari advised the courtroom that the actor is not going to make any additional statements however he intends to contest the current swimsuit.
The bench then directed him to file an affidavit and posted the swimsuit for additional listening to after six weeks.
On September 23 Ghosh had lodged a grievance at suburban Versova police station accusing Kashyap of raping her in 2013.
Kashyap was on October 1 questioned by the police throughout which he denied the allegations and supplied documentary proof to indicate that he was capturing in Sri Lanka on the time when the alleged incident is alleged to have taken place.