Bidita Bag, who was hailed for her superlative performance in Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz', has opened up about her own #MeToo story. The young actress, who is bombarded with film offers, recalls how she was not raped but the incident left her scarred for life.
Opening up in an interview with TNN, Bag said that there was a filmmaker who wanted to cast her in a role for a film. Since the filmmaker had assisted Ram Gopal Varma in his films, the actress had complete faith in the filmmaker. With time, the duo became friends and started hanging out together. It was at one such party where the life-altering harassment incident happened with her.
Recalling the episode, the actress said that while coming back from the party, the filmmaker tried to molest her inside the car. And though she could have slapped him or run away from there, she sat transfixed thinking how could he do such a thing as a friend.
When Bidita begged with him to let her go, the filmmaker apparently said, "'Bidita why don't you just enjoy and let loose, yeh sab kaun yaad rakhega? Aaj se kuchh saal baad kisi ko yaad nahi rahega ki kya hua tha'." Not just this instance, Bidita recalls how many men suddenly used to undress in front of her.
Bidita says that since he is an active member of the industry, they keep bumping into each other. She also said that the filmmaker got married and recently had a child.
Bidisha has also been grabbing limelight for her power-packed performances in Bengali films. Bidita would soon be seen in 'T for Taj Mahal' produced by Sony Pictures and directed by six-time president's national award winner Kireet Khurana.