Mumbai: Sexual abuse is one of the heinous crimes, and several Bollywood actors have opened up about the same.
Yes, over the years Bollywood celebrities have gone out in public and shared their experiences of sexual abuse at some point in their lives, illustrating that it can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere. , and emphasizing the importance of raising awareness of the issue.
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Check out some Bollywood actors who have spoken out about sexual abuse.
Deepika Padukone: The actress said in an interview promoting her movie Padmaavat that she and her family took to the streets after eating in a restaurant when she was 14 or 15 years old. She walked with her mother behind her, while her sister and father walked in front. And then there was a man who brushed against her. The actress revealed that she turned around, followed this person, grabbed them by the collar in the middle of the street, slapped them and walked away, despite the fact that she could have walked away. ignore and pretend it didn’t happen.
Akshay Kumar: The actor was also sexually abused. “When I was six years old, I was going to a neighbor’s house when the elevator operator touched my butt,” Akshay remarked at a conference on women’s safety, recalling an event from her childhood. I was quite agitated and informed my father. He made a police report. The elevator operator turned out to be a history leafter, according to the investigation.
Sonam Kapoor: The actress revealed she was sexually assaulted when she was 13 during a panel discussion with journalist Rajeev Masand. The actress revealed that she and her pals went to the movies and a man approached her from behind and simply held her breasts. She started shaking and shivering, despite having no breasts at the time, and she had no idea what was going on. The actress continued, “I just sat there and finished watching the movie because for a very long time I felt like I had done something wrong.”
Neena Gupta: The veteran actress opens up about being abused as a child in an excerpt from her autobiography Sach Kahun Toh. She revealed that the doctor started by inspecting her eye infection before moving down to examine other areas that were unrelated to her eye. Although she was terrified, the actress said she chose not to tell her mother for fear of being blamed.
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