Police officers and Akshay's spokesperson confirmed the actor submitted a complaint on Friday at the police station at Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC).
Meanwhile, Akshay's wife Twinkle Khanna had come out in support of Tanushree Dutta after she accused Nana of sexual misconduct on the sets of the 2008 film Horn Ok Pleassss. His complaint alleges that the video is edited in such a way that it appears like he was speaking against Tanushree. "If you want to know anything ask the director and producer".
"We are investigating the case but right now, it is not an FIR (First Information Report, or a formal investigation) but a written complaint about harassment incident", he added.
After much drama and deliberation that played out over the past week, actor Nana Patekar finally made an appearance to clear the air on the allegations made by Tanushree Dutta.
Patekar has denied the allegations and had sent Dutta a legal notice to withdraw the claims and issue an apology.
Dutta also named choreographer Ganesh Acharya in the complaint.
Nana Patekar row taking new twists and turns every passing day, superstar Akshay Kumar is the new B-Town celebrity to get linked with controversy. Ms Dutta renewed her allegations two weeks ago, after which Mr Patekar sent her a legal notice demanding she apologise.
Tanushree Dutta's version of events have been partly backed by two women who were on set in 2008, a journalist and a crew member who was then an assistant director.
As scores of women from media and entertainment industry open up about their harrowing experience of sexual harassment sparking a Me Too movement in India, Actor Pooja Bhatt has stated that not every man is a sexual predator.
She also alleged in the interview that filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri had behaved inappropriately towards her during the shooting of the 2005 movie "Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets".