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Working with Shiney was mental molestation: Woman director

First-time director Puja Jatinder Bedi alleges Shiney Ahuja of making her uncomfortable by "hugging", "mental molestation" and unprofessional behaviour. Shiney was recently sentenced to seven years in prison for raping his domestic help.

entertainment Updated: Apr 06, 2011 19:00 IST

After Shiney Ahuja was sentenced for raping his domestic help, first-time director Puja Jatinder Bedi has alleged the actor made her uncomfortable by "trying to hug her a couple of times" on the sets of her movie, reports

Mumbai Mirror

. Wonder why she has decided to talk about it now!

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, starring Shiney Ahuja, says she had decided to give the actor another chance.

“He would call me in and send the rest of the unit out. He even tried to hug me a couple of times and I had to be firm in my refusal,” Bedi was quoted by

Mumbai Mirror



Shiney, who plays a detective in the horror film, allegedly even pushed Bedi when she asked him to get into his costume as it was getting late, reported the tabloid. Working with him was “mental molestation”, Bedi said.

Shiney's wife Anupam could not be reached by the tabloid for their side of the story.