Veteran actor Alok Nath has earlier been accused by writer-director Vinta Nanda of raping and harassing her. After Vinta, a Hum Saath Saath Hain crew member revealed how Alok stripped in front of her on the sets of the film and manhandled her. Now Sandhya Mridul unveiled how Alok had allegedly violated her.
Before narrating her nerve-wracking story Sandhya had tweeted, “Dear women. I’m requesting you all .. please do not make false allegations and derail what is an extremely crucial movement. Please. Just the truth. No personal agendas. No lies that disempower the truthful. Thank you. Much love “.
After which Sandhya went on to share her entire story. “Till one night after an early pack up. The cast went out for dinner. At dinner he got progressively drunk and started insisting I sit with him and that I belonged to him and other stuff that I don’t clearly remember but it made me very nervous and uncomfortable. My co-star realised what was happening and got me out of there,” she wrote.
Sharing the whole incident on Twitter Sandhya wrote:
In the past few days, many women not only from Bollywood but from the other industries as well, have come forward and narrated their traumatising stories of assault. It all started with Tanushree Dutta’s allegations against Nana Patekar. Celebrities such as Vikas Bahl, Zulfi Syed, Rajat Kapoor, Kailash Kher, Chetan Bhagat, Rajat Kapoor, Ronit Roy and others have been accused so far of sexual assault.