A case has been filed against filmmaker-actor Mahesh Manjrekar for allegedly slapping and abusing a man in Pune.

A non-cognizable offence has been registered at Yavat Police Station in Pune against actor and director Mahesh Manjrekar for allegedly slapping and abusing a person over an incident of road rage on January 15.

According to a complaint registered with Yavat Police station on January 15 complainant, Kailash Satpute dashed Manjarekar’s car from the back “mistakenly” on way to Solapur in which his car was damaged. Manjarekar slapped the complainant and abused him. The official said that the complainant, Kailas Satpute, alleged that his vehicle hit Manjrekar’s car from behind after the filmmaker applied sudden brakes.

The offence is registered under sections 323, 504 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code. The national award winning filmmaker has directed critically-acclaimed Hindi films like “Vaastav” and “Astitva”, and a number of Marathi movies.