Mandana Karimi alleged that she had been harassed on the sets of “Kora Kora”. The actress said the film’s producer Mahendra Dhariwal and her son harassed her and behaved unruly on set.
In an interview with The The Bharat Express News, Mandana said the producer broke into her vanity. She said he started screaming and walked in as she changed her clothes.
She shared, “We were filming for a song. But the moment I left the set and went into my vanity to change, he came in forcefully and started screaming, ‘You can’t go. . I asked you to do an extra hour. And you have to listen because I’m the producer and I paid you. He started to say, “Humne paise diye hain, lekin tumko kaam nahi karna hai, paise bhi poore chahiye, blackmail karti hai ”.
Recounting the incident when he entered as she was changing, Karimi said: “After my last take I went to my vanity and told my boy not to let anyone in while I changed my clothes. clothing. I thought the door was locked, but it wasn’t. Within seconds the producer walked in, as I was changing, I asked him to wait outside, but he refused and continued to scream. Luckily the stylist (Hitendra Kapopara) ran into vanity and pulled him out before things got ugly. “
Mandana also said Mahendra’s son threatened his driver. “First, the producer asked me to get off his set. And when I got in the car, the producer’s son stopped the driver from taking me home. No one said anything about any of this. The only other person who helped me was the choreographer, who lent me his car to drive home. I’m not the first to go through this, but I’m someone who doesn’t want to take her lying down. I will never go to this set again. I’m done with this, ”she shared.
Dhariwal, on the other hand, said Mandana had started to act. He said, “At 7pm she said she had to leave. I asked her we had to finish this today and I asked her if she could wait another hour. She said okay. and went back to the set. At 8 pm she got a call and she got in her van. I ran after her to prevent her from leaving as we had a few more shots left. I told her that I was going to lose because I would have to shoot again the next day. “
He defended her behavior by stating, “She wasn’t willing to stay behind, and that’s when I gave her a listening ear because she started packing. Mandana started making videos of me screaming; I told him that I was not afraid. I entered the vanity in about 10-15 seconds after it came in, and knocked before entering. She asked me to intervene. Public khadi thi bahar, and I was standing on the steps of the van. I asked for an extra 15 minutes, but I lost my temper when she started playing. “