Mumbai police have registered a case towards tv actor Munmun Dutta for allegedly utilizing a derogatory time period towards a neighborhood, an official stated on Saturday.
The case pertains to the comment that the “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma” actor made in a video about make-up, which she had posted on a social media platform on May 9, during which she used a phrase for a selected neighborhood, police stated.
The video had gone viral on social media platforms.
“The case against Dutta was registered on May 26 based on a complaint lodged by Naresh Bohit (40), a community leader and a worker of a political party, at Goregaon police station on May 12,” the police official stated.
Since the actor resides in Amboli police station limits, the criticism utility was forwarded to that police station, he stated.
After the investigation, the FIR towards the actor was registered on Wednesday.
The actor had drawn flak for her comment, following which she had issued an apology on May 10, during which she stated that she used the phrase on account of her “language barrier”.
Earlier, related instances have been registered towards the actor in Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, police stated.