Devbrat Patnaik

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: At a time when people across the nation are concerned over the growing incidents of crime against women and minor girls, 42-year-old Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen made a shocking revelation during a show where she claimed that she was misbehaved and inappropriately touched by a minor boy at an award function.

Recently, during a stage show, Sushmita while speaking about the safety of women in the country, revealed that she was sexually assaulted by a 15-year-old boy during an award show she had gone to participate.

Here’s what the Miss Universe said.......

"We as women in the public eye even with 10 bodyguards are dealing with hundreds of men that have often managed to misbehave with us. And we know exactly how it happens in this country- Trust me, in volumes!

At this age, the last time it happened with me was six months ago when I was at an award function where you guys were there as well.

’15-year-old boy touched me inappropriately... Fifteen... And because so many people were there, he thought I would not get to know who it is.’

-Sushmita Sen

This is why I keep telling, do something, learn something about self-defence and it makes you very alert. That’s how I grabbed his hand and I was so shocked when I pulled him up- He was a little boy, a 15-year-old boy.

Typically for a misbehaviour like that, I would have taken a lots of other actions. But because he was a 15-year-old boy, I grabbed him by his neck as if I was saying Hello to him and then I took him for a walk in the crowd.

I told him that if I make a hue and cry of this right now, your life will be over bachcha.

“I didn’t do. I didn’t do.. the boy refused.” I told him to be honest and acknowledge that he had done. Say I am sorry or you will be done, I said.

“I am sorry. I promise it will never happen again,” the boy said. I warned him that I have seen his face, and if he does, he will be in trouble.”

He’s not been taught that this kind of a thing is not an entertainment; it’s a very big mistake. It can cost you the rest of your life."

But to grown men, who in our country, are indulging in crime against women and gang rape, they should be hanged without a doubt. There should be no understanding or mercy for them..

- Sushmita Sen

The beauty queen was crowned Femina Miss India Universe in 1994 and had later won the Miss Universe 1994 contest at the age of 18.