Bollywood Celebs Who Opened Up About Being Victims Of Sexual Abuse

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BY: VIRAL ENTALK   DATE: 31-12-2021

From facing casting couch to molestation in public, Many top-notch celebs have dared to open up about the horrifying molestation incidents which they have faced in their life.

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Here’s a list of Bollywood Celebs who bounced back after being victims of sexual abuse:  

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Swara Bhaskar

Swara Bhaskar revealed that despite security, she was groped at the Rajkot airport during the shoot of  ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’.

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Swara has also revealed she was sexually harassed by a director but it took her nearly 6 to 8 years to realise what had happened.

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Sushmita Sen

The Miss Universe 1994 revealed that she was molested at an award function by a 15-year old boy. But she didn’t let the molester escape easily. 

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"I grabbed his hand from my behind and I was shocked to see he was just fifteen. I held him by his neck and took him for a walk. I told him if I make a hue and cry, his life would be over."

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Fatima Sana Shaikh

 The ‘Ludo’ fame actress revealed that she was sexually abused when she was just three years old. 

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Fatima also spoke about the casting couch. “I have faced the casting couch. I've been in situations where I have been told that the only way to get the job is by having sex."

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Sonam Kapoor

Sonam revealed that she faced sexual abuse at the age of 13. The horrific incident took place at the Gaiety Galaxy Theatre in Mumbai. Divulging the details, Sonam said,  

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“There was a man who came from behind and just held my breasts like that. I started shaking and shivering and I didn’t know what was going on and I started crying right there.” 

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Zaira Wasim

The 'Dangal' actress was molested by a middle-aged man on a flight between Delhi and Mumbai. Opening up about the incident, ..

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Zaira said that the molester touched her inappropriately with his foot when she was half-asleep. In June 2019, Zaira quit acting for religious reasons. 

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Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar once revealed that when he as kid of six he was touched inappropriately by a lift operator, and that incident still haunts him. 

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Akshay said that he spoke to his father about the incident, and that helped him overcome the trauma. Action was taken against the lift operator after Akshay's complaint.

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Deepika Padukone

Deepika had once revealed that when she was 14 or 15, her family and she were walking down the street. And a man brushed past her.

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"I could have, at that point, ignored. I turned back, followed this person, caught him by the collar – I was 14 – in the middle of the street slapped him and walked away.”

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Kalki Koechlin

Kalki had opened up about the traumatising incident during an interview on television. She revealed that she was sexually assaulted when she was just 9-years old. 

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Kalki feels parents should remove the taboo around the word ‘sex or private parts’ so that the kids can be saved from potential abuse.

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Bipasha Basu

Bipasha once opened up about an incident when she was promoting her movie Jism, alongside John Abraham, at a nightclub in Mumbai. 

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As she entered the club, she was caressed by a stranger. Although he tried to escape after the incident, John got hold of him and gave him a dire thrashing.

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Anurag Kashyap

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap too has been a victim to sexual harassment. He revealed that he was molested as a child, and this continued for over 11 years.

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The filmmaker has put his dark past behind him claiming to have forgiven his molester, to ‘release the burden he would have in his heart’.

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