Two extra ladies accuse Alok Nath of sexual misconduct
After filmmaker Vinta Nanda opened up about being assaulted by Alok Nath, two extra ladies — actor Sandhya Mirdul and a feminine crew member of Hum Saath Saath Hain — have come ahead to allege that the Indian actor sexually harassed them as effectively.
Sandhya Mridul, who is understood for starring in movies like Offended Indian Goddesses and Web page 3, shared with HuffPost India, that she regarded as much as Alok Nath and labored with him on a telefilm through the begin of her profession: “Alok Nath was very impressed with me and known as me ‘God’s personal youngster’ and brazenly praised me every single day… I felt so lucky blissful and assured.”
She revealed that he first made her uncomfortable throughout a dinner with different solid members: “At dinner he acquired progressively drunk and began insisting I sit with him and that I belonged to him and different stuff that I do not clearly keep in mind but it surely made me very nervous and uncomfortable. My co-star realised what was taking place and acquired me out of there.”
She shared that Alok Nath later confirmed up at her lodge room door: “…I instinctively tried to close the door however he pushed it and lunged at me, I stepped apart he went flying previous me into the room .. I fell again towards the toilet door he lunged at me once more screaming I need you you are mine .. I dodged once more he went into the toilet and I believe I latched the john door and ran out of my room down the hall into the foyer.
“Fortuitously, my DoP was there making a name from the reception… He got here again to my room what ensued was traumatic as a result of a belligerent Alok Nath refused to go away.. saved screaming shouting threatening abusing making an attempt to seize me.. however sooner or later we managed to make him go away. The hairdresser was known as and made to sleep in my room I used to be so shaken up.”
Mridul added that she needed to shoot a scene with him in a couple of hours, through which she needed to sit on his lap and cry. “I nonetheless really feel nauseous once I consider it,” she stated.
In response to her, Alok Nath’s harassment continued for days with cellphone calls and knocks on her door and the hairdresser moved into her room completely. Fed up of his harassment, she allowed his request to see her to apologise and he blamed his behaviour on his alcoholism and destroyed marriage. Whereas she forgave him finally, she stated the “harm was finished” as he advised others in Mumbai that Sandhya was tough to work with.
Along with Mridul’s story, a feminine crew member of Hum Saath Saath Hain has alleged that Alok Nath stripped in entrance of her: “We have been taking pictures for an evening scene and I had taken a change of costumes to him. As soon as I handed him the garments, he began stripping in entrance of me. I used to be bowled over, and tried to make my method out of the room as quickly as doable. Once I tried to expire, he grabbed my hand and manhandled me. I keep in mind yanking my hand out of his grip and speeding out of the room.” She added that she by no means complained about his inappropriate behaviour as a result of he was near the director’s household.