Gauhar Khan was slapped during the shooting of reality show India’s Raw Star by a member of the audience who admonished her for wearing a short dress.
Police arrested a 24-year-old man for attacking the Bollywood actress and model during the shooting of India’s Raw Star in Mumbai.
They quoted the man as telling Gauhar Khan that “being a Muslim woman, she should not have worn such a short dress”.
The incident took place on November 30 during the final episode of the show, reports said.
“A preliminary probe has revealed that someone from the audience started teasing Khan to which she protested. An argument ensued between Gauhar and the man who was teasing her. Things turned ugly when the man suddenly slapped the actor,” The Hindustan Times quoted a police official as saying.
Reports said security men present at the venue overpowered the man and handed him over to the police.
Police have registered a case of assaulting a woman against Gauhar Khan’s attacker.
Gauhar Khan has acted in about half a dozen films and was appreciated for her role in Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year.
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