Tanushree Dutta may no longer be on the big screen, but there was a time when her audacity made everyone go berserk. Tanushree established her own personality in the industry with her debut film, ‘Aashiq Banaya Aapne’, in which she co-starred with Emraan Hashmi. Dutta is the older sister of actor Ishita Dutta, who gained fame with the films Drishyam and Drishyam 2, which starred Ajay Devgn and Tabu.

Tanushree Dutta is celebrating her 39th Birthday today. Let's have a look at some of the controversies in her acting career.

Tanushree Dutta Early Life

Tanushree Dutta was born in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand on March 19, 1984. Tanushree Dutta was born into a Bengali household. She continued her education from there. Following her graduation, she began modeling and dropped out of school. Tanushree Dutta went on to win the title of Miss India Universe in 2004.

Tanushree Dutta Career

Tanushree Dutta represented India in ‘Miss Universe 2004’, where she finished in the top ten. Tanushree Dutta made her Bollywood debut in the film ‘Aashiq Banaya Aapne’ in 2005. She made a name for herself in the film by doing daring scenes with Emraan Hashmi. Tanushree also appeared in the Telugu film Veerbhadra the same year. Tanushree, however, abruptly vanished after acting in the 2010 film ‘Apartment’.

Tanushree Dutta Controversies

She filmed a dance sequence in 2008 for the film Horn OK Please. But soon after, Dutta stopped working and spent the next 1.5 years at an ashram after supposedly experiencing trauma on the sets.

Tanushree Dutta explained to Nana Patekar why her career was coming to an end. Tanushree was busy filming ‘Horn OK Please’ in 2008. She had to share the stage with Nana Patekar during an item song at that time. Tanushree claimed that Nana then made an unwanted attempt to touch her. Tanushree brought Nana to the police station when she informed him incorrectly, but the outcome was minimal. Tanushree received less and less work in return, and eventually entirely dried up.

Rakhi Sawant held a press conference in 2019 during which she made some surprising charges regarding actress Tanushree Dutta and expressed her outrage over the Dhol actress’ sexual harassment lawsuit alongside Bollywood actor Nana Patekar’s sexual harassment case. She claimed that Bollywood star Tanushree Dutta had raped her and was a lesbian who took drugs.