Whenever someone hears the term Bollywood the thought which immediately strikes their mind is blockbuster entertaining films, dance, music, drama and yes obviously controversy. The Bollywood industry encompasses a lot of controversies which becomes sensational, amongst these controversies there are a lot of hidden stories about the real villain of the industry. Quite a few known faces and our favorite actors are shockingly accused of Rape.
- Nana Patekar
The #MeToo Movement which hit the headlines almost everyday revealed the accusation on Nana Patekar which claimed by Tanushree Dutta. She accused Nana Patekar for sexually harassing her on the sets of 2008 film, “Horn OK Pleasss”. Tanushree Dutta claimed that Nana Patekar had a history of history of abusing women and the industry is aware of his reputation. She had filed a police complaint against the veteran actor but later he was given a clin chit by the Mumbai Police due to lack of evidence.
- Shiney Ahuja
Shiney Ahuja became the Bollywood actor who was actually arrested for rape charges which showed active punishment of sexual violence. He was sentenced for 7 years of prison. At that time Shiney Ahuja was 38 years old and was accused of raping a woman who happened to be a house maid. The victim was 18 years old when she was raped in Ahuja’s flat. He was sentenced 7years of prison by the Mumbai court on the basis of proper evidence found against the accused. The once very eligible actor in the industry and his family claimed that he was being framed, which couldn’t stop him from being imprisoned. This till date is one of the most evident rape cases the in the Bollywood industry.
- Aditya Pancholi
Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi was accused of raping his girlfriend Pooja Bedi’s house maid. Though there was no reported case against the incident but it came out in the industry as a reason for his breakup with his then girlfriend Pooja Bedi. As per reports, it came out as Aditya Pancholi had promised the house maid of giving her a role in Bollywood conditionally, if she agreed on a sexual favours. As the house maid was a 15-year-old minor at that time it was claimed as rape.
- Rajesh Khanna
The late superstar of India was shockingly accused of rape charges. The veteran actor was accused of molestation by his live-in partner Anita Advani who was reportedly a minor at that time. The accusation was not accountable at that time due to the fame of the superstar.
The veteran actor Jeetendra was accused of assaulting his cousin. She claimed that it happened 47 year ago when she was 18 years. As per the complaint the incident took place in January 1971 when the actor was 28. The victim mentioned that the incident took place in Himachal Pradesh, Shimla where she accompanied the actor on sets. As the complaint was filed almost 50 years later the advocate representing Jeetendra said the accusation was completely baseless and doesn’t make for a strong case.
- Om Puri
The veteran actor was very disappointingly accused by his wife Nandita Puri on domestic violence. Not only this but also, he had an old accusation about making sexual advances towards his maid. Thus, such an important late personality in Bollywood has a lot of dark secrets hidden in his account.
- Inder Kumar
Inder Kumar is also another example of Bollywood actor who was arrested on the basis of sexual assault charges. The actor was best known for playing side roles in films like “Wanted” and “Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaye”. He was accused for rape charges and was immediately booked under the charges 376 for rape and 504 for causing grievous hurt. A complaint against him was logged on Versova Police station by 23-year-old woman. This happens to be an important rape case in the industry.
- Jackie Shroff
Yes, even great actor superstar Jackie Shroff came under the radar. As it appears actress Tabu had accused her co-actor Jackie Shroff of molestation while shooting “Diljale” in 1986. Nothing was ever proved but the incident reportedly happened in the residence of actor Danny Denzongpa.
The Bollywood industry being the most glamourous industry has a lot of dark and dirty secrets within. The fame of veteran actors overshadows their crimes which they have been doing in their real lives. But unfortunately, there are many shocking incidents hiding in the fame which would never come out and justice won’t pave the way.