India, September 23: Anurag Kashyap Former assistant Jaydeep sarkar has shared one incident he witnessed while he was under his work when they were casting an actress for a project and a female actor tried to suggest sexual favour exchange for work.

As Anurag Kashyap fights allegations of sexual harassment, charged by Payal Ghosh while many of his friends came under his support. The former assistant also defended him on social media

He posted it on Monday, recalling an incident happened years ago when he was working with Anurag and a female actor suggesting sexual favours in exchange of work.

Jaydeep said he refused it instantly and felt disappointed at what some women have to do to get work in the film industry.

The director was also supported by his ex-wife Kalki Koechlin who wrote an open letter in the social media, stating how the director had fought for women in his scripts and defended their integrity in personal and professional space.

However, Payal Ghosh has filed a written complaint against the filmmaker at Versova Police station. Her lawyer has released a statement which read, “A written complaint has been lodged for the offence Rape, wrongful restrain, wrongful confinement and outraging the modesty of woman U/S 376, 354, 341, 342 of IPC and now the statement is being recorded of the victim.

Kashyap, on the other hand, has rubbished all the allegations levelled against him. His lawyer has released an official statement on behalf of the filmmaker.