Domestic violence- an offense? A crime or just another over-hyped expression? Well, whatever may be your views on it; this is something that exists and unfortunately still going strong! This is not just an issue limited to the masses, even celebs’ life is not that rosy.
From film-stars to beauty queens, no section of the glamour world has been spared from its clutches. Here are some of the actresses that have come out in the media and reported about the physical and mental abuse they suffered in their relationships.
Zeenat’s married life and her relationship both were unfortunately far away from being perfect. She was assaulted while in a relationship with Sanjay Khan. She then got married to Mazhar Khan, who also subjected her to domestic violence.
The actress is now divorced from her husband Sanjay Kapur and the reason for their divorce was domestic violence case. While the custody of the kids was already granted to Karisma, it was later decided that Sanjay will have occasional access to them.
She claimed that her ex boyfriend, Ness Wadia assaulted her.
The reigning Queen of Bollywood, Kangana Ranaut made a confession about being in an abusive relationship with Aditya Pancholi, earlier in her career.
Not even former Miss World was spared the horrors of physical abuse, at the hands of none other than Bollywood’s popular star, and her ex-boyfriend—Salman Khan. Their much public break-up triggered quite a storm, and Aishwarya came out with revelations that clearly stated the abuse she had endured for so long.
The Miss World was also not spared from domestic violence. She claimed that her husband Prince Tulli would often beat her up.
She was slapped by her boyfriend Sahil Zaroo at the Mumbai airport.
She was assaulted by Ranvir Shorey. They had been dating for a brief period of time and it was said that Ranvir had hit Pooja and wounded her lip.
It is downright repulsive that Salman Khan made it to this list, not once but twice. Salman’s another former girlfriend also said she was assaulted. She said that after their breakup too, Salman would call her everyday and say her many bad things.
She was assaulted by her husband Anil Virwani.
She first claimed that Adnan Sami, her then husband abused her. She later filed a divorce. Adnan Sami is now married to Roya Faryabi.