Zeenat Aman has joined the global #MeToo movement, the prominent star of the big screen from yesteryear has accused a businessman of molesting her. The veteran actress has lodged a complaint against the businessman at Mumbai’s Juhu Police station.
Acting upon her complaint the Crime Branch of the Mumbai Police has arrested the businessman, identified as Amar Khanna. The complaint was filed two months ago, Mumbai Live reported. The accused was arrested on Thursday.
Amar Khanna, the accused was arrested for rape two months ago, this seemed to be the catalyst for Zeenat to come forward with her case.
This is the latest case of sexual assault or harassment that has turned up in Bollywood circles.
Recently, veteran actor Jeetendra had been accused by his cousin of sexual assault when he was 25 years old.
Besides, several other Bollywood actresses namely Richa Chadda, Kalki Koechlin and Daisy Irani, have revealed that they had faced sexual harassment’s.
These claims of sexual harassment by leading Bollywood names have come in conjunction with the global #MeToo movement that was sparked by Hollywood star Rose McGowan.
The movement had also taken off on the parallel name-and-shame campaign by foreign affairs scholar Christine Fair against members of the academia who had sexually harassed her.