Director Anurag Kashyap has been charged with rape in a police case in Mumbai based on the complaint of an actress who had accused him of forcing himself on her through a tweet last week.
Anurag Kashyap had dismissed her allegations as baseless and has been receiving support from many in the film industry including his ex-wife Kalki Koechlin and actresses like Huma Qureshi, Taapsee Pannu etc.
As per the Mumbai Police, a rape case was filed against the director after the actress and her lawyer Nitin Satpute filed a case at the Versova police station.
"Finally FIR has been lodged against accused for the offence rape, wrongful restraint, wrongful confinement and outraging modesty of woman," tweeted Satpute. The statement of the actress has been recorded, where she has accused Kashyap of raping her at a place on Yari Road in Versova in 2013.