Ganesh Acharya got bail in sexual harassment case, woman dancer had alleged

Choreographer Ganesh Acharya, who made Bollywood actors dance at his behest, has got bail in a sexual harassment case. A magisterial court in Mumbai granted him bail. The matter is of the year February 2020. An FIR was lodged against choreographer Ganesh Acharya by a female dancer in the Sexual Harassment Case, after which the police filed a charge sheet against the choreographer.

Choreographer Ganesh Acharya appeared before the court on Thursday (June 23), after which the court granted him relief while granting him bail in the case. The woman had filed a sexual harassment case against Ganesh Acharya in February 2020.

What is the charge of female dancer
The woman had also alleged that whenever she went to Ganesh Acharya’s office to meet him in 2009-10, she forced him to watch obscene videos and started harassing her for protesting against it. Along with this, the woman told that for this reason her membership was also terminated by the Indian Film and Television Choreographers Association after six months. The woman also alleges that Acharya has sexually abused other women as well.

The woman had also accused of assault
The complainant had alleged that on January 26, 2020, during a function of the Indian Film and Television Choreographers Association in Andheri, he along with two others was also assaulted.

Ganesh Acharya never arrested in the case
In April this year, the Mumbai Police had accused Ganesh of sexual harassment and voyeurism, among other charges. Ganesh Acharya has never been arrested in this case. He was granted bail after he appeared in the magistrate’s court on Thursday (June 23).

Police had registered a case in these sections
Based on the complaint, the police registered a case under sections 354-A, 354-C, 354-D and sections 506 and 509. However, the choreographer has denied all these allegations against him.

Started career as an assistant to choreographer Kamalji
Ganesh Acharya, 51, started off as an assistant to choreographer Kamalji in the early 90s. He acted in his first film ‘Anam’ in 1992, but got fame after choreographing the song ‘Badi Mushkil’ from the film ‘Lajja’ in 2001. Along with choreography, he has also acted in many films.

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