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BOLLYWOOD: Mahesh Bhatt gave Mallika Sherawat one of the biggest hits of her career with Murder. The actress, who shot to fame with this romantic thriller, continues to share a great bond with the filmmaker whom she considers as one of her mentors.
However, when the actress went on to recall her past incidents on how she faced sexual harassment and casting couch incidents in Bollywood, it left Bhatt shell-shocked as she never confessed or revealed these details to him despite the great camaraderie they shared.
Talking to the media, The producer has expressed his shock when he came across the incidents that were revealed by Mallika. He also expressed disappointment over the fact that if he was aware of these incidents, he would have definitely stood up for her.
Mahesh had also revealed that she was a strong girl and also expressed his anger over such people who made her a victim of their imaginary power.
On the other hand, Mahesh Bhatt also reminisced about the time he met Mallika Sherawat for the first time. Mallika met the Bhatts for Murder which featured her as the leading lady. He feels that the actress had the ire in her as she wanted to be the most good-looking and talented actress.
The filmmaker stated that in a place like Bollywood, where relations are often tentative, Mallika has stayed in touch in with him. He appreciates her for doing so despite travelling to places from the U.S to Paris.
Apart from being disappointed by the Murder actor’s comments, Mahesh had wished her all the luck in reports and also is quite happy about her going to places.