After Tanushree Dutta and Nana Patekar controversy, #MeToo Movement has stirred up Bollywood. From actors to directors to producers, women have come forward sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and physical abuse. After Tanushree, Kangana Ranaut, Vinta Nanda, Navneet Nishan and many other unknown journalists and actresses have come forward to share their #MeToo story. The latest actor to join the list of victims is Stree actress Flora Saini.
She has accused film producer Gaurang Doshi of physical assault. He has beaten up her when they were in a relationship in 2007. The actress states that the producer was violent to such an extent that she ended up with a fractured jaw. She took to social media to post a photo of her, in which she can be seen injured badly. She wrote with the photo that,
“That’s me.. Valentine’s day 2007 beaten up by a known producer “Gaurang Doshi’ who I loved n was dating then .. this was the last of the one year abuse I took..came out with a fractured jaw n a scarred soul for life..” The Stree actor wrote that she spoke up about the producer but in vain, “I realised me talking about it ,that time, jus went against me ,cos he was the powerful one n nobody wanted to believe some girl who was relatively new in the industry, it was his word against mine ,and of course, his word mattered.”
To let you know, Flora Saini is a famous star in South film industry. She has worked in more than 50 films. She was seen in Bollywood films like Dabangg 2, Lakshmi, Begumjaan etc.