Within the biography of Rekha: The Untold Story, written by Yasser Usman and is printed by Juggernaut Books there was a revelation stating that in her Bollywood debut she was molested by actor Biswajeet Chatterjee on the age of 15.
Indian filmmaker Nikita Deshpande shared a passage from Yasser Usman’s e book titled Rekha: The Untold Story the place he speaks a couple of kissing scene between Biswajeet and Rekha in ‘Anjana Safar.’ He additionally says that the scene was not accepted by Rekha and it was filmmaker Raja Nawathe’s plan in settlement with Biswajeet.
It states that once they began capturing, Biswajeet pulled the 15-year-old Rekha into his arms pressed his lips in opposition to hers for a complete 5 minutes. The act left Rekha in tears and the unit members laughing and howling. Later, Biswajeet defined that the intention to kiss Rekha got here from the director who wished to seize her ‘shocked’ emotion.
The paragraph goes as, “The capturing of Anjana Safar was underway in Bombay’s Mahboob Studio. Raja Nawathe was the director and cinematographer of the movie. Within the very first schedule of the movie, Kuljeet Pal (the director), Raja and Biswajeet (the lead actor) had hatched a plan, with Rekha because the unsuspecting sufferer. That day a romantic scene was to be filmed between Rekha and Biswajeet. Each final element of the technique had been determined earlier than the shoot. As quickly because the director Raj Nawathe stated ‘motion’, Biswajeet took Rekha in his arms and pressed his lips on hers. Rekha was surprised. This kiss had by no means been talked about to her. The digital camera stored rolling; neither was the director ordering ‘lower’ nor was Biswajeet letting go of her. For all of 5 minutes, Biswajeet stored kissing Rekha. Unit members have been whistling and cheering. Her eyes have been tightly shut however they have been stuffed with tears.”
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Later, Biswajeet admitted that the scene was filmed with out Rekha’s approval. Nevertheless, in his defence, he stated “It was not for my enjoyment, however essential for the movie. Rekha felt betrayed and was livid.”