Aindrita Ray, the Bengali beauty who carved her way into the Kannada industry alleged that renowned director Nagathihalli Chandrashekar slapped her on the sets of the movie Nooru Janmaku in Macau near Hong Kong. She said that the slap damaged her ear as blood started oozing out of it immediately. The actress added that although the incident had happened on December 6, she still wasn't able to hear properly.
She also accused Nagathihalli of making advances towards her outside the sets of the movie. Aindrita further added that Nagathihalli would knock on the door of her hotel room during late nights on the pretext of discussing the script with her and would touch her unnecessarily. She concluded saying that Nagathihalli behavior with her was highly objectionable.