New Delhi: A man has filed a police complaint against filmmaker-actor Mahesh Manjrekar for allegedly slapping and abusing him after his car hit Manjrekar’s vehicle here in Maharashtra, a senior police official said on Sunday. Also Read - Mahesh Manjrekar Booked For Allegedly Slapping, Verbally Abusing Man Who Hit His Car
The incident took place on Friday night near Yavat village on Pune-Solapur highway following which police registered a non-cognizable offence against Manjrekar, the official from Yavat police station said. Also Read - Filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar Receives Rs 35 Crore Extortion Call From Tea Seller, Accused Arrested
The complainant, Kailas Satpute, alleged that his vehicle hit Manjrekar’s car from behind after the filmmaker applied sudden brakes. Also Read - Salman Khan Drops First Picture With Debutant Saiee M Manjrekar From Sets of Dabangg 3 And it Already Crosses 1 Million Likes
Manjrekar then stepped out of his car and both of them had an argument, following which the filmmaker allegedly slapped and abused Satpute, the official said.
The man later filed a police complaint against Manjrekar.
The police registered a non-cognizable offence under relevant Indian Penal Code Sections, the official said.
The national award-winning filmmaker has directed critically-acclaimed Hindi films like Vaastav and Astitva, and a number of Marathi movies.