Shweta Tiwari to Nisha Rawal to Rashami Desai: 9 TV actresses who faced domestic violence
Many popular TV actresses have spoken about facing domestic violence by their husbands and in-laws. So let us check out the list of TV actresses who have talked about it in public.
The glitz and glam world of celebrities are always not that bright. A few days ago, a TV actress NIsha Rawal reportedly said that she was suffered physical and mental abuse by her actor husband, Karan Mehra. Likewise, many popular TV actresses like Shweta Tiwari, Rashami Desai claimed to have faced domestic violence in their marriage. Here is the list of such TV stars.
TV actors Nisha Rawal and Karan Mehra have been married for nine years. A few days ago, on May 31, Karan was arrested after Nisha filed a domestic violence complaint against him. Nisha alleged that Karan thrust her against the wall, due to which she hurt her head. In a press meet, Nisha claimed that Karan had abused her in the past.
"Haan, unhone mere upar haath uthaya hai, bohot hi aam baat hai, but because he is an actor, he is smart, he understands cameras. Kai baar aisa hua ki mere face pe black and blue hua, kai baar punch karte the, and kabhi bat se bhi". (Karan has assaulted me in the past. My face used to turn black and blue several times. He used to punch me, and even hit me with a bat).
Popular TV star Shweta Tiwari claimed that she was a victim of domestic violence in both her marriages. She was earlier married to Raja Chaudhary and later got married to Abhinav Kohli. Shweta opened up about her battle with domestic violence. She had shared a video on social media where she had opened up about what is she going through in her personal life.
"They still criticise me for taking a step against domestic violence. But whatever I did, made my daughter sensible, intelligent and strong. I want to tell my daughter, I am always with you at every step, but you need to fight your own battles", she said.
Model and Bigg Boss ex-contestant Mandana Karimi came to India to pursue her acting career but got married to Gaurav Gupta in Jaunuary 2017. However, in July that year, she filed a case of domestic violence against him and his family. She withdrew the complaint in August 2017. Gaurav had asked to quit her career. Mandana also alleged that her in-laws insulted her.
Dimpy who made headlines after marrying Rahul Mahajan. In a few years, she spoke his abusive ways and how Rahul used to point his gun at her during their fights. She also showed bruises on her legs, right and left hand, while her left cheek was swollen. There was also a lump on her head. In a statement, she said, “I don't know what I have gotten myself into. He seemed nice, but no one can control him when he gets abusive." Now she is happily married to Rohit Roy, with two beautiful kids.
Rashami Desai was earlier married to her Uttaran co-actor Nandish Sandhu. During an interview, the actress said to an entertainment website, "My relationship was always abusive! I've not been staying with him for more than 3 years now, and there are so many things I could've revealed about him if I wanted to".
TV actress Dalljiet Kaur was married to her co-star Shalin Bhanot but got separated within 6 years. Kaur accused Shalin of domestic abuse and mental torture. Not just that, Dalljiet had also lodged a complaint about dowry harassment and an attempt to murder.
During an interview with ETimes, she said, "He pushed me in my father’s presence. My thigh was bruised for almost a month. But I forgave him, thinking it takes time for a marriage to work. On another occasion, he twisted my arm in front of his parents. But I finally decided enough was enough".
Vahbiz Dorabjee was married to actor Vivian Dsena, but their marriage fell apart within three years. Vahbiz had accused and pressed charges of domestic violence. Later, she got trolled by the netizens for asking alimony from Vivian.
Vaishnavi Dhanraj had also ended her marriage because of domestic abuse. TV actress had earlier told TOI, that she had tried to work hard on their marriage but "When nothing was working out, the last resort was to take a stern action and I went in for a divorce. Domestic abuse was the main reason. Things could have sorted out between us, but it was the physical abuse that made us part ways."
TV Rucha Gujarathi was married to Mitul Sanghavi and later became a victim of physical and mental abuse by her husband and in-laws.