Veteran Bollywood actor Jeetendra faces sexual harrasment case

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Iconic Bollywood star Jeetendra is again making buzz but not for his talent this time. You would be surprised to know that star Jeetendra has been accused of sexual harrasment by his cousin, who has come forward to file a police complaint 47 years after the incident.

Jeetendra is the father of Ekta and Tusshar Kapoor

Ravi Kapoor aka Jeetendra is also the son of victim's father's sister. The victim filed a police complaint against the actor with Himachal Pradesh's Director General of Police.



According to the complaint, the incident happened in January 1971, when the victim was just 18 and Jeetendra was 28. This took place when the actor arranged for the victim to join him from New Delhi to Shimla on the set of his movie without the complainant's awareness.


On the night they reached Shimla, Jeetendra was not in a good state when he returned to the room, he joined the two separate beds and sexually assaulted her, claimed the victim.


This allegation comes in regard with  the #MeToo campaign which has helped women to come out and speak about the sexual abuse at the hands of powerful men.


Jeetendra is well-know face and name in the Hindi film industry.



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