North Gazette News/Mumbai
Akil Malik, who slapped Bollywood actress Gauhar Khan for wearing skimpy dress on reality show India’s Raw Star, has been arrested by the police.
As per reports, Malik was upset with India’s Raw Star host Gauhar Khan for wearing skimpy dress and slapped her while she was presenting the show. “Being a Muslim, Gauhar Khan should not have worn such short dress on the show,” Malik reportedly told Mumbai police.
“Malik allegedly entered into an argument with Gauhar Khan after heckling her on the sets of India’s Raw Star grand finale. Dodging around 250 bouncers, he managed get on the sets during break, slapped and molested her,” a Mumbai police officer said.
A case had been registered against Malik under section 354 of Indian Penal Code.
Bollywood Celebrities expressed shock over the incident and condemned the attack.
Noted filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar in tweet said, “Shocked to hear that Gauhar Khan got slapped for alleged indecency. Absurdity just touched a new level. Disgusting and highly condemnable”.
Farhan Akhtar also expressed shock on the incident and tweeted, ‘Dearest natural selection, please help us out-evolve morons like the one who slapped Gauhar Khan. Sincerely… Farhan Akhtar’.
Click here to watch video of incident:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHOo6F_MSM4.