Pearl Puri has reportedly landed in trouble after a girl and her family filed a rape and molestation case against him in Mumbai. Now, Anita Hassanandani has come out in his support and said that it’s all a lie.
Pearl V Puri has been arrested in an alleged rape and molestation case. The actor, who was last seen on Brahmarakshas 2, has been accused of raping a girl and is now under police custody.
The Malwani police in Malad, Mumbai, have registered a rape case against six persons including Pearl V Puri. The victim has said that she was initially raped in a car and then repeatedly raped by the accused involved. All the six accused have been taken into custody by the police and are being interrogated.
Now, Pearl’s former co-star, Anita Hassanandani, has come in support of the actor. She penned a post saying that the allegations are baseless and the truth will be out soon. Anita Hassanandani posted a throwback picture with Puri from the sets of Naagin 3 and wrote, “Woke up to some nonsensical news bout @pearlvpuri I know him! It is NOT true … canNOT be true…. all lies. I’m sure there is more to it. And the truth will be out soon. Love you @pearlvpuri #ISTANDWITHPEARL (sic).”
On The Work front, Pearl V Puri was later seen on shows like Naagin 3, Naagarjuna Ek Yoddha and Bepanah Pyaar. His latest stint on TV was Brahmarakshas 2 where he played ANgad Mehra.