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Sherlyn Chopra Files Complaint against Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra for Mental Harassment; Couple Issues Statement

Actor Sherlyn Chopra filed a complaint against actor Shilpa Shetty and her husband Raj Kundra on Thursday, alleging that she is a victim of fraud and mental harassment by the couple, ANI reported.


Chopra called a press conference on the same day and stated that Kundra had threatened her on several occasions. Sharing a video on Twitter, Chopra wrote that she has filed a complaint against the couple at the Juhu police station. In the video, she says that she does not want to be scared anymore.

Chopra had earlier claimed to be the first person to give a statement to the Maharashtra Cyber Cell in March against Kundra in the ongoing pornography case.

Reacting to Chopra’s complaint and press conference, Shetty and Kundra’s lawyer said in a statement that it can be seen as defamation. “The due process of law must be followed for the alleged statement that Miss Chopra wants to make. Calling for a press conference to do this reflects a strong intention to commit an offence of defamation. Anything spoken by Miss Chopra in the public domain shall be held against her in the court of law. She shall be liable for civil and criminal proceedings before competent courts,” the statement read.


Kundra was arrested on July 19 in a case involving pornography that the Mumbai Police had begun investigating in February. He has been accused of making pornographic videos under the pretext of producing short films for OTT platforms. According to the Crime Branch, the pornographic content thus filmed was sent to a UK production company named Kenrin, registered by Kundra’s brother-in-law Pradeep Bakshi, and then uploaded on various apps using foreign IP addresses to evade Indian law.

The businessman was granted bail by a Mumbai court on September 20 after his applications were rejected twice in July and once in August by a magistrate court.