Richa Chada and Payal Ghosh. (News18 and Twitter)
The Bombay High Court on Monday gave actress Richa Chadha and actress Payal Ghosh two days to file a “condition of consent” to settle the dispute.
- Latest version:October 13, 2020, 8:37 p.m.
He filed a defamation suit against Ghosh for making “false, baseless, obscene and insulting” statements and demanded Rs 1.1 crore in damages. Ghosh Chadda and two other female actors were dragged into the controversy by accusing famous filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment.
Pawel Ghosh said he would never apologizeAdvocate Nitin Satpute, appearing for Ghosh, told the High Court last week that his client regretted his statement and agreed to withdraw it as well as apologize. However, appearing for Chaddar on Monday, advocate Sabina Bedi Sachar told a single bench of Justice AK Menon that after the court hearing last week, Defense (Ghosh) posted on social media that he would never apologize, at which point the court questioned Satput that Ghosh was interested Whether this case was resolved. Satput reiterated that Ghosh had withdrawn his statement and apologized, but with some conditions. Satpute said, “Once this case is disposed of, the victim (chada) will not file any criminal case against the accused.”
He said, “After the last hearing, Richa Chada made some statements to the media saying that he had won the case. Due to this Payal Ghosh is being trolled on social media. However, we want to settle this issue.
Satput further said that he would contact Chad’s lawyer and finalize the terms of consent. In this regard, Justice Menon said, “If you (Chadda and Ghosh) want to settle the case, it is better for both of you to talk to each other and file terms of consent.” The court said no more time would be given on Wednesday to submit the terms of consent.