Gauahar Khan slapped: What if he had acid in hand, asks Kushal Tandon
E24 BureauNew Delhi: A day after model-turned-actress Gauahar Khan was slapped by a man for wearing a skimpy dress during the shoot of a TV show, her boyfriend and actor Kushal Tandon on Monday accused the production house for not taking care of safety of the actor."I am shocked. The incident was disgusting. It was production house`s fault as it was their responsibility to ensure the security of the artistes. What if he had a knife or acid in hand? This shows the stars are unsafe," Kushal told mediapersons."Strong action should be taken against the accused. We`ll not leave him," he added.Likewise, members of the film fraternity also condemned the incident.Director Madhur Bhandarkar called the incident disgusting and highly condemnable.Shocked to hear that Gauhar Khan got slapped for alleged indecency. Absurdity just touched a new level. Disgusting and highly condemnable.— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) December 1, 2014Actor Farhan Akhtar (@FaroutAkhtar) also took to Twitter to express his anger.Dearest natural selection, please help us out-evolve morons like the one who slapped Gauhar Khan. Sincerely...— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) December 1, 2014According to police, the accused has been arrested and identified as Mohammed Akil Malik. He has been charged with Section 354 of IPC."Gauahar Khan was shooting last night so, after finishing her shoot she came to the police station and we have already recorded her statement. Now, the case has been registered and we are taking care of it," Zonal DCP Panjabrao Ugle informed.The accused had been reportedly observing the model for the last three days. On Sunday night, he suddenly got up and went to the stage.Reportedly, the accused had asked her how could she wear skimpy outfits and dance to cheap songs despite being a Muslim.The incident happened when Gauahar was shooting for a show at Film City in Goregaon on Sunday.