Rhea Chakraborty molested in her own building, files police report

Actor-VJ Rhea Chakraborty was molested by an unknown person on Tuesday inside the building where she lives in Mumbai. She has filed an FIR. "Luckily, I take martial arts classes and managed to kick him real hard... and screamed so he ran away," she said.

india Updated: Mar 21, 2014 16:16 IST
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Actor-VJ Rhea Chakraborty, who was last seen in Yash Raj Films' production Mere Dad Ki Maruti, was groped and molested in Mumbai on Tuesday evening.

After filing an FIR in the case, the actor on Friday suggested that all girls should go for self-defence classes. She wrote on Twitter, "I would seriously suggest self defence classes to all girls .. We are not weaker than these losers."

Rhea tweeted about the molestation that happened inside a building in Khar (Mumbai), where she lives.

She wrote, "Luckily, I take martial arts classes and managed to kick him real hard..And screamed so he ran away...But Mumbai is suffocatingly unsafe. (sic)"

Later, Rhea filed an FIR and issued a statement saying, " I would like to thank everyone for their support and encouraging words I have tweeted about this unfortunate incident only to highlight the dismal reality and ask all women to be more aware. The police are doing their job and I am confident they will get to the bottom of this matter."

With a series of tweets and responses, the actor discussed the incident and lamented the situation of women's safety in Mumbai.

First Published: Mar 20, 2014 02:42 IST