We all want to live the lavish lifestyles that celebrities enjoy, want to know all of their secrets and everything about them, and we pay more attention when they open up about their personal lives.
Fans often hear something interesting or dirty as far as Bollywood is concerned. It is not just about nepotism but it is something else. Bollywood celebrities have experienced one night stands and have also confessed in public.
Actors and actresses in the Bollywood film industry are very well trained to talk about everything according to the public image they are actually trying to portray. At times, celebrities pass comments or make remarks that are unexpected and bold.
Apart from movies, Bollywood celebrities hit the headlines because of their controversial statements. There is no hiding from the fact that people examine celebrities closely and so whatever they speak becomes a talking topic or controversy.
In this article, we will take a look at the list of actresses who have been victims of ‘sexual abuse’.
1. Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone is one of the top actresses in the Bollywood industry and is also one of the highest-paid actresses. The ‘Padmavati’ actress has been ruling Bollywood for so many years now. Fans go gaga over her flashy dimples and beautiful smile. Her acting has been praised by so many critics.
The Bollywood actress openly admitted that she was molested when she was only 14 – 15 years old. Talking about the details of the incident, Deepika said, “I remember one evening my family and I were walking down the street. We had probably finished eating at a restaurant.
My sister and my father walked ahead and my mother and I were walking behind. And this man brushed past me. I could have, at that point, ignored, pretended like it didn’t happen. 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.”
2. Sushmita Sen
Former Miss Universe, Sushmita Sen, the everlasting beauty has made a deep impact on the film industry with her charismatic looks and amazing acting. Interestingly, the 45-year-old is quite modern in terms of dating and doesn’t mind sharing the titbits of her relationships.
The Hyderabad-born actress said that she was molested at an award function by a 15-year old boy. However, she didn’t let the molester escape that easily. Reportedly, she quickly grabbed him by his neck, pulled him out of the crowd and then warned him of dire consequences.
3. Sonam Kapoor
Sonam Kapoor hits the headlines for all the controversial or wrong reasons. Every now and then, she gets attacked by social media users for her open and bold statements. Meanwhile, the actress opened up that she has been a victim of sexual abuse at the age of 13.
The shocking incident happened at the Gaiety Galaxy Theatre in Mumbai. Talking about the same, Sonam said, “There was a man who came from behind and just held my breasts like that. And obviously, I didn’t have breasts at that time. I started shaking and shivering and I didn’t know what was going on and I started crying right there.”
4. Zaira Wasim
Zaira started her career in Bollywood with Aamir Khan’s ‘Dangal’. The National Award-winning actor said that she has completed five years in the profession. Later on, she confessed that she was not happy with the work.
She announced her bold decision to quit the acting field, saying she was not at all pleased with her acting profession as it interfered with her faith and religion.
She was molested by a man on a flight between Delhi and Mumbai. Divulging the details, Zaira echoed that molester touched her inappropriately with his foot when she was half-asleep.
5. Swara Bhasker
Swara Bhasker who is known to be very vocal about her opinions disclosed that she was groped at the Rajkot airport during the shoot of Salman Khan starrer ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ despite the security. It was experienced actor Anupam Kher who came to her rescue at the time of the unfortunate incident.
6. Kalki Koechlin:
Kalki was sexually assaulted when she was only 9 years old, but she used her platform to advocate for today’s victims and encourage them to step up and fight back.
7. Bipasha Basu
Bipasha has maintained her figure like a pro and we are awed by her stunning legs and radiant smile. She appears to be a real Hollywood celebrity, glamorous and beautiful, capable of a red carpet debut.
She disclosed that was molested at a nightclub in Mumbai while promoting ‘Jism.’ As per the reports, Bipasha entered the nightclub with John, a stranger fondled her and then attempted to escape from the spot. Nonetheless, she caught him and then beat him badly.
8. Fatima Sana Shaikh
The ‘Dangal’ fame actress opened up that was sexually abused when she was just 3 years old.