Soni Razdan Opens Up About  Alok Nath And Her Own #Metoo Story

NEW DELHI — The actor starred with Alok Nath in TV show Buniyaad and says she’s seen him behave very lecherously after drinking

As the sexual misconduct cases against Alok Nath pile up, his co-star from TV show Buniyaad Soni Razdan has said that she was “hor­rified” when she heard about Vinta Nanda’s account, adding that she has personally seen him behave “very, very, lecherously” when he was drunk.

In an interview with The Quint, Razdan said, “I have seen him be­have very, very, I would say lech­erously after he has been drunk. Even at one time, I wouldn’t say he made a pass at me but I didn’t like the way he was looking at me.” She added that the “best thing he could do today is just acknowledge it and apologise to Vinta because she de­serves that apology.”

Razdaan, who was last seen in Raazi with her daughter Alia Bhatt, also opened up about her #MeToo story and said she hasn’t faced sexu­al harassment while seeking work, but she did face it on film sets.

“When I was on a film shoot and somebody tried to rape me, for ex­ample, that kind of thing. Luckily they didn’t succeed,” she said.

However, she said she didn’t report it that time because she didn’t want his family to suffer through the trauma af­ter learning about his actions.

“I realised if I would have opened my mouth that person would have gone through a lot of problems. He had a family, small children. And at that time I said, ok, nothing really happened, I man­aged to control it but obviously I never spoke to that person again. I did not, not talk about it because of any shame or anything like that. I felt that I would be hurting his fam­ily, whom I knew,” she said.

The actor concluded that if the incident would have hap­pened in today’s times, she would have complained.

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