MUMABI - A *MidDay *report suggests that a budding actress gave Rs 8 lakh to a producer to get the lead role in a film. After the shooting of the film was completed and she started dubbing for the same, she realised that the movie has wa edited in a sleezy manner to make it appear like a soft porn movie. She also found that her shots and pictures appeared obscene.
The report further informs that the actress complained to the Oshiwara police post which they arrested the producer for alleged objectionable editing, molesting, assaulting, threatening and robbing the actress.
The tabloid further reports that the police shared that the actress lodged a complaint against Anish Rao and his mother Sonam R J. Anish is the owner of Goregan-based AR Creations on March 24.
The starlet, in her complaint alleged that after finishing the shooting of the film in Panvel, she came to know about how the film had been edited and went to Rao's Andheri office on March 19. Reportedly, she told him that the film won't be cleared by the Censor Board since it appears to be soft porn and asked him to return her money.
On hearing that the actress wants her money back, Rao allegedly abused her verbally and went on to touch her inappropriately. She also alleged that he beat her up and snatched her gold chain amounting to Rs 60,000, post which both Rao and his mother threatened her with rape.
Reportedly, a case has been filed against the mother-son duo under the sections 392 (robbery), 354(assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 354C (voyeurism), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), 5062) (sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter) and 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The police had arrested Rao who was produced in court and sent to police custody, his mother is reported to be absconding. Further investigations are going on in the matter, as per the DCP.