Mumbai, March 29: A complaint against Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu has been filed by the Hind Rakshak Sangathan of the city for insulting Hindu deities and spreading obscenity.
The complaint has been filed by Eklavya Singh Gaur, the governor of Hind Rakshak Sangathan and son of BJP MLA Malini Gaur. In his complaint, Gaur said that the actress had uploaded a video on her Instagram on March 14, 2023. “This video is of a fashion show where she was allegedly wearing an indecent dress.
According to the complaint, the video is of a fashion show where the actress donned a necklace with Goddess Lakshmi’s sculpture paired with a revealing set of clothing.
Gaur further alleged that this was a planned attempt to degrade Sanatan Dharma.
“We received a complaint from Eklavya Gaur (son of BJP MLA Malini Gaur) against actor Taapsee Pannu for hurting religious sentiments and image of ‘Sanatan Dharma’ by wearing a locket having ‘Goddess Laxmi’ with revealing dress during ramp walk at Lakme Fashion Week held on March 12 in Mumbai,” said SHO, Chhatri Pura PS.
The SHO further said that the investigation into the matter is underway.
Earlier, Taapsee Pannu opened up on her experience of taking part in a beauty pageant before she entered Bollywood and how she was humiliated by a designer. She also said that the event is subject to a lot of favouritism.