Mandana Karimi has alleged that she was harassed on the units of ‘Kora Kora’. The actress has said that the producer of the film, Mahendra Dhariwal and his son, harassed her and behaved in an unruly method on the units.
In an interview with Instances of India, Mandana mentioned that the producer forcefully entered her self-importance van. She said that he began shouting and entered even whereas she was altering her garments.
She shared, “We had been capturing for a track. However the second I left the set and went to my self-importance van to alter, he forcefully got here inside and began shouting, ‘You may’t depart. I requested you to do an additional hour and you must hear as a result of I’m the producer and I’ve paid you.’ He began saying, ‘Humne paise diye hain, lekin tumko kaam nahi karna hai, paise bhi poore chahiye, blackmail karti hai.”
Narrating the incident when he entered whereas she was altering, Karimi mentioned, “After my final take, I went to my self-importance van and informed my spot boy to not let anybody in whereas I used to be altering my garments. I assumed the door was locked, however it wasn’t. In a number of seconds, the producer got here inside, since I used to be altering, I requested him to attend exterior, however he refused and continued screaming. Fortunately, the stylist (Hitendra Kapopara) bumped into the self-importance and pulled him out earlier than issues grew to become uglier.”
Mandana additionally said that Mahendra’s son threatened her driver. “First, the producer requested me to get out of his set. And after I bought into the automobile, the producer’s son stopped the driving force from driving me residence. Nobody mentioned something about all of this. The one different one that helped me was the choreographer, who lent me his automobile to go residence. I’m not the primary one to undergo this, however I’m somebody who is not going to take it mendacity down. I can’t go to that set ever once more. I’m executed with it,” she shared.
Dhariwal, alternatively, mentioned that Mandana began appearing up. He mentioned, “At 7 pm, she mentioned she has to depart. I requested her that we’ve got to finish this as we speak and I requested if she might look forward to an hour extra. She mentioned okay and went again on set. At 8 pm, she bought a name and she or he went into her self-importance van. I ran after her to cease her from leaving as a result of we nonetheless had a number of photographs left. I informed her I’d run right into a loss as I should shoot the following day once more.”
He defended his behaviour by stating, “She wasn’t prepared to remain again, and that’s after I gave her an earful as a result of she began packing up. Mandana began making movies of me screaming; I informed her I’m not scared. I entered the self-importance van in about 10-15 seconds after she entered, and I knocked earlier than getting into. She requested me to step in. Public khadi thi bahar, and I used to be standing on the steps of the van. I requested for an extra quarter-hour, however I misplaced my cool when she began appearing up.”