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Shilpa Shinde files FIR against Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai's producer Sanjay Kohli, accuses him of sexual harassment

Popular Television Show ‘Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain‘ Fame Shilpa Shinde Has Alleged That Sanjay Often Tried To Take Advantage Of Her And Called Her Hot And Sexy In The FIR.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 25 Mar 2017, 08:16:27 AM
 Shilpa Shinde files FIR against producer Sanjay Kohli accuses him of sexual harassment

New Delhi:

Popular Television show ‘Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain‘ fame Shilpa Shinde, well-known for playing Angoori Bhabhi, has filed a FIR against the show’s producer, Sanjay Kohli, accusing him of sexual harassment.The FIR was filed at Walvi Naigaon police station near Mumbai on Thursday.

It was last year when ‘Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain‘ Angoori Bhabhi, has alleged mental torture and a threat to her career following which she has quit the show. She has claimed that Benaifer Kohli, the producer of the show, is a “terror on sets”. After which the producers sued Shilpa for Rs 12.5 crore for the losses they had incurred because of her absence. According to sources, the production house owes Shilpa Rs 32 lakh.

Also Read: Angoori Bhabhi aka Shilpa Shinde quits 'Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hain', claims mental torture

In the FIR, Shilpa has alleged that Sanjay often tried to take advantage of her and called her hot and sexy. She said that he even touched her inappropriately once to which she objected with a firm no. Sanjay threatened her that he will throw her out of the show if she spoke to anyone about this. Next day, he again came to her make-up room and told her to get into a physical relationship with him if she wanted to stay on the show. She alleged that her make-up man saw this happening, after which he was fired.

However, sources close to Kohli refute these allegations. “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?” says the source, adding that Shilpa’s make-up man was fired because he used to misbehave on the sets.

Defending her husband, Binaifer says, “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.”

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First Published : 25 Mar 2017, 08:02:00 AM

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