The dreadful experience of a famous Malayalam actress being abducted and molested has created a stir in the box office. This news has kept the police on toes since the awful night. The entire case unfolded like a typical crime patrol episode. A seven-member gang attacked the car in which the actress was travelling, forced the driver to drive as per their directions and assaulted the actress. Later that night, the actress reached to her director's house who informed the police.
According to police, a co-worker of the actress has planned the whole molestation drama. They also took her objectionable images to blackmail her in future. However, this was not the first time where an actress was assaulted. Here are some more Bollywood divas who had been victims of similar experiences.
Actress Shriya Saran was once assaulted by an over-enthusiastic fan in Tirumala temple. However, Shriya did not file any complaint against him.
According to reports, a well-known celebrity sexually molested the South-Indian actress Priyamani in the Celebrity Cricket League party in 2012.
Actor-turned-politician Nagma also reported being harassed by her colleague MLA Gaj Raj Sharma during a rally in Meerut. The incident happened in daylight among thousands of people threatened the entire nation.
Genelia was surrounded by hundreds of fans during an inauguration ceremony at Vijaywada. She went forward and slapped one of the fans who reportedly touched her inappropriately.
Kannada actress Smitha was reportedly molested by a bunch of alcoholic boys in Goa in 2015. During the shooting of the film Shuddhi, the actress went to Goa to relax. One night while strolling near the beach, she was attacked by a few drunkards.
Tamil actress Varalaxmi shared her horrific experience on Twitter which said that she was in a meeting with a programming head of a leading TV channel. In middle of the meeting, he asked her to meet somewhere outside. "I asked him for what work he wanted to meet and he said not for work but for some other things", said Varalaxmi on the topic.
Recently the case of Malayalam actress Bhavana being gang-raped has shocked the entire box-office. The main accused of the event, Pulsar Suni was found and arrested.
According to the NIE report on reasons why women get sexually assaulted, they found out that men think it as a display of power and dominance over women.
Source : Indian Express