Actor Mahima Chaudhry has mentioned filmmaker Subhash Ghai “bullied” her and despatched messages to a number of producers to to not work along with her. The actor had made her Bollywood debut with 1997 movie Pardes reverse Shah Rukh Khan, directed by Ghai.
Mahima advised Bollywood Hungama in an interview, “I used to be bullied by Mr. Subhash Ghai. He even took me to the court docket and wished me to cancel my first present. It was fairly irritating. He despatched a message to all of the producers that no person ought to work with me! For those who choose up one of many problems with Commerce Information journal in 1998 or 1999, there was an advert that he had given which acknowledged that if anyone wished to work with me, that particular person must contact him. In any other case, it will be a breach of contract. Nonetheless, there was no such contract which mentioned that I needed to search his permission.”
Sharing concerning the 4 Bollywood celebrities who got here out in her help, she mentioned, “Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt, David Dhawan and Rajkumar Santoshi have been the one 4 individuals who stood by me. All of them advised me to remain robust. David Dhawan known as and advised me that, ‘Don’t fear and don’t let him bully you.’ Other than these 4 folks, I didn’t obtain a name from anybody else.”
The actor additionally revealed that she was to star in 1998 movie Satya however was changed by Urmila Matondkar with out even being knowledgeable by director Ram Gopal Varma. “That was imagined to be my second movie. I had taken the signing quantity. He didn’t even have the decency to name me or my supervisor and inform me concerning the actuality. I learnt from the press that he had begun taking pictures with out me,” she mentioned. The movie modified the course of lead actor Manoj Bajpayee’s profession.
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Mahima had final appeared in Agnidev Chatterjee’s Bengali crime thriller Darkish Chocolate. The movie was primarily based on Sheena Bora homicide case.
Earlier, model-actor Kate Sharma had filed a molestation grievance towards Ghai in October, 2018. She alleged that the filmmaker tried to “forcibly kiss and hug her after calling her to his home.” He was later given a clear chit by the Mumbai Police.
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