Zaira Wasim, the 17-year-old star known for her amazing performance in films like Dangal and Secret Superstar, shared her on-flight ordeal on Instagram, early this morning. She took to Instagram stories to share the distressing account of being molested by a middle-aged man on a Mumbai-bound flight.
The actor on landing went live on the social networking site, crying and narrating what happened.
The actor was travelling from Delhi to Mumbai on an Air Vistara flight.
In the live video that she recorded after landing in Mumbai, she narrates how the man continued misbehaving despite her objection. The video has now gone viral and is being shared across platforms.
When she told the man to stop, he said that he was resting his foot because of turbulence. However, he allegedly started caressing her neck and when she was sleeping.
Zaira's spokesperson told various media portals that an official complaint will soon be filed with Mumbai Police. Meanwhile, Twitter burst out in support of the Dangal actor.
Zaira also expressed disappointment about lack of help from the crew of Air Vistara, saying they failed to help her. The airlines later issued a statement on Twitter that they are conducting a detailed investigation into the matter. However, here is what they told the media: