The controversy around Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai actor Shilpa Shinde and producer Sanjay Kohli has taken an ugly turn. Shilpa has filed a FIR against Sanjay Kohli accusing him of sexual harassment. Shilpa Shinde who used to play Angoori bhabi in the serial had quit the show earlier after a spat with the makers. Reportedly Shilpa had accused the makers of mental torture, following which she left the show in abruptly. Shilpa has accused Sanjay of trying to take undue advantage of her and also used to call her sexy. She also alleged that he even touched her inappropriately once. After which Sanjay threatened to throw her out of the show. Shilpa also said that Sanjay asked her to have physical relations with her if she wished to be a part of the show. Her make-up man who saw the entire episode was fired from his job.
Shilpa was sued Rs 12.5 crore for the loses the makers of the show had to incur as she left the show in between. As per reports, the production house now own Shilpa Rs 32 lakh. HT quoted a source as saying, “For one year, she (Shilpa) has not mentioned this anywhere. In fact, in November 2016, she even came on the sets of the show with a box of chocolates forBinaifer Kohli (Sanjay’s wife and the show’s producer). Why would you do that to someone when her husband has molested you?” The source also said that Shilpa’s make-up man was fired for misbehaving on the sets. Shubhangi Atre to replace Shilpa Shinde in ‘Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai’
Meanwhile, Binaifer defending her husband said, “These are obviously false allegations. All I can say is that the matter is subjudice. I have faith in the legal system. I don’t want to give her (Shilpa) unnecessary attention.” There were also reports that Shilpa did not report to work due to mental torture by Beinaifer. The actress was later banned by Cine And Tv Artistes Association (CINTAA) which had incurred the wrath of political party Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS).