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Sonu Walia gets obscene calls and videos, lodges sexual harassment complaint

Yesteryear actor Sonu Walia has filed a sexual harassment complaint after she was bombarded with lewd phone calls and dirty videos on her phone. Fashion designer Shaina NC has also lodged a similar complaint.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: March 4, 2017 12:07:08 pm
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Yesteryears actor Sonu Walia who worked in films such as Khoon Bhari Maang and Dil Ashna Hai has lodged a complaint with the Mumbai Police after she was bombarded by obscene phone calls and dirty videos. She filed a FIR against unknown persons under sections 354 of IPC and other sections of the IT act at Mumbai’s Bangur Nagar police station.

Sonu said that she has been getting obscene videos and lewd phone calls for a week now. The 53-year-old actor said that she had warned the caller on the phone but he increased the frequency of obscene calls. She approached the police when she could not take the harassment anymore. She was getting the calls from various numbers. Speaking to media, inspector Shirish Gaikwad said the numbers are no longer in operation.

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Sonu Walia, a former Miss India, found fame as the other woman in Rekha and Kabir Bedi film Khoon Bhari Maang. The film was made by Rakesh Roshan. This former Miss India has a degree in psychology was also seen in Hema Malini’s Dil Aashna Hai which was among Shah Rukh Khan’s first few films. After that, Sonu Walia went missing from the big screen only to do forgettable roles in a few TV shows.

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In 2000, she married a US-based hotelier Surya Pratap Singh. He dies in 2010 after suffering from a kidney ailment. In 2015, she also co-produced a film called Jogiya Rocks that failed to make any ripples. She has largely been missing from the public eye since then.

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Shaina NC also files FIR after getting lewd phone calls

Earlier, BJP leader and fashion designer Shaina NC also filed a complaint stating she has been receiving lewd phone calls since December. “Through December and January, I chose to ignore the messages. In February it got out of hand. Any self-respecting and dignified woman ought to take such a case up with the cops. I realised that if I kept quiet, the man would continue to harass others,” Shiana told Mumbai Mirror.

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