Mumbai: Controversial actress Rakhi Sawant’s friend Manisha Kumari assaulted director Sachindra Sharma during the music launch of the film ‘Mumbai can’t dance sala’.
Rakhi and Sharma were on stage when Manisha slapped the director. In response, Sharma beat up Manisha on stage.
Manisha later lodged a complaint against the director accusing casting couch.
Addressing the media, Manisha said, “Sachindra Sharma...unhone mere ko compromise ke liye poocha...casting couch ke liye...aur main Rakhi ji ki friend hoon...main bahut baar inki set pe jaa chuki hoon...”. She added “uhhone mujhpar gandi nazar daali.”
The police have lodged initiated an investigation into the matter.
Sharma’s wife Madhu filed a cross complaint against Manisha Kumari. The director too accused Rakhi and Manisha of staging the controversy for cheap publicity, say reports.