Bollywood choreographer Ganesh Acharya on Saturday filed a complaint with the Amboli police alleging two persons from Federation of Cine Artists Association threatened to kill him.
According to Ganesh, he gets threat because he support to an opposing group, who were protesting against the payment of fees and allowances against the Federation.
According to the sources, Acharya, who was seen supporting a dancers’ group in a protest where they were demanding fair remuneration for the work done, allegedly received a verbal threat from the office holders of the association, Gangeshwar Shrivastav and Ashok Dubey. In the light of the threats, Acharya approached Amboli police and registered a formal complaint.
Bharat Gaikwad, senior police inspector of Amboli police station confirmed the incident and said, “We have received the letter and are probing the case further. The allegations are being verified and two persons mentioned by the complainant will be called in for questioning.”
Sources said the police will also be questioning the dancers being supported by Acharya to get a hang on the timeline of the incidents leading to the alleged threat.
Earlier also, the workers had staged a protest in front of the federation to express their anger towards the non-payment of fees and remuneration. The protestors had also approached Mumbai Regional Congress Committee (MRCC) chief Sanjay Nirupam to intervene in the matter, but the matter never settled, taking it a notch further wherein Acharya was allegedly threatened for life.