Alok Nath last year amid Me Too movement had been accused of rape by writer Vinta Nanda. The veteran actor will be seen next in the Ajay Devgn starrer, ‘De De Pyar De’. He also shot for another film titled, ‘Main Bhi’ before he was accused of rape, but the makers haven’t found a distributor to the film because of the allegations.
TV actor-turned-producer Imran Khan told Mumbai Mirror, distributors are unwilling work on the film, and it is unfair for a small producer, “We wrapped our film by July last year, much before the allegations against Alok Nath surfaced. Since then, I have approached so many distributors and advertising agencies, but everyone is shunning the film because Alok Nath is in it. I feel it is an injustice to a small producer.”
Ironically, the film deals is said to deal with sexual harassment and Alok Nath will be seen as an upright judge. Imran Khan, also clarified about the film’s name he said, he had registered the title before the #MeToo movement took shape in India, and the film is said to deal with the sexual abuse of boys from Bhopal.
Imran Khan who has worked with Alok Nath and Vinta Nanda on two shows, ‘Tara’ and ‘Hero Uncle’ said that during the shoot of Main Bhi, nobody approach him with complaints about Alok Nath’s behaviour.