Popular television actor Pearl V Puri has been detained by the Mumbai cops after alleged rape charges. The news came in as a sheer shock to the entertainment industry. Pearl’s co-actors and friends from the industry have extended support to him and claimed that Pearl can’t do such a thing.
Producer Ekta Kapoor also wrote a long note on social media clarifying what has been going on and added that he is not guilty.
Well, this is not the first time that an actor has been accused of rape, molestation or sexual abuse charges. In the past, there have been many celebrities who came into the limelight because of their alleged involvement in such cases.
Have a look at some of these actors:
Maryam Khan Reporting LIVE actor Khalid Siddiqui was accused of molesting his estranged wife in the year 2015. He was detained by the Khar police but was bailed out hours after the arrest.
Band of Boys fame singer and actor Karan Oberoi was a victim of criminal conspiracy. A female registered false allegations on the celebrity.
Udaan actor Sai Ballal was arrested for the charges of sexual harassment by co-actress Helen Fonseca. Ballal had denied any such charges and claimed that Helen was only maligning his image.
A crew member from popular yester years show Tara accused Nath of sexual violations for many years.
In 2017, actor Piyush Sahdev was arrested for molesting a 23-year-old female on pretext of marriage.
Apart from the above-mentioned actors, other celebrities like Aman Verma, Shiny Ahuja, Aditya Pancholi and Raj Kumar Santoshi have been charged for sexual misconduct.