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Mandana Karimi alleges harassment on units of recent movie, producer says she acted unprofessionally

Actor Mandana Karimi has claimed that on the final day of the shoot of her upcoming movie, Koka Kola, the producer of the movie, Mahendra Dhariwal, misbehaved together with her. The producer, in flip, accused her of displaying unprofessional behaviour.

Mandana has usually spoken about staying alone in Mumbai, how she doesn’t have a godfather within the business. She is thought for her work in movies comparable to Kya Kool Hain Hum and Bhaag Johnny.

As per a report in Times of India, the showdown occurred a day earlier than Diwali, when the shoot of Koka Kola was practically finished. Mandana was quoted as saying: “I am still in shock about what happened and how it happened. Koka Kola is a film that we have been working on for over a year now, and it’s been one of those jobs that you do despite knowing that the team is not being very professional. We all end up doing a few such jobs to just keep ourselves afloat. From the beginning, I had problems with this crew. The producer (Mahendra Dhariwal) is an old-school man who turns the set into a man-dominated, egoistic place. There are places where projects are driven by one person’s ego. That’s not new, but what happened on November 13 has shaken me up.”

In the story, she then went on to explain how on the final day of the shoot, she wished to wrap up her bit and depart as she had one other assembly lined up. That day she got here early and clocked within the needed hours. Around the time of the wrap-up, the producer requested her to remain an additional hour however she refused as she had a gathering. He was okay with it and he or she went again and completed just a few final takes. They have been taking pictures a music. “But the moment I left the set and went to my vanity van to change, he forcefully came inside and started shouting ‘You can’t leave. I asked you to do an extra hour and you have to listen because I am the producer and I have paid you’.”

Producer Mahendra shared his personal model of the story. He was quoted in the identical copy as saying: “We were shooting for Koka Kola with Sunny Leone and Mandana Karimi before the pandemic hit us. The shoot was halted due to the lockdown. We had signed Mandana for Rs 7 lakhs, but once the shooting began and got into continuity, she started acting up. Like when we were shooting in Delhi and she had to stay back for a day, she demanded Rs 2 lakh to be paid to her. Post-lockdown, when we started planning our shoot again, and we reached out to her for dates, she said she is busy. She demanded a sum of Rs 2 lakh a day for these new dates. She wanted the money to be paid in advance, which I did.”

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He then went on to elucidate how the day unfolded. He stated that the taking pictures schedule was from 9 am to 9 pm. The manufacturing workforce had created a set to shoot a music. At 7 pm, she stated she needed to depart. He then requested her to attend an hour additional because the music needed to accomplished on that specific day. At eight pm, she acquired as much as depart when there have been nonetheless just a few photographs to be canned. He stated he ran after her to cease her. He advised her that he must incur a loss if he needed to shoot subsequent day once more. But she wasn’t prepared to remain again, and it was solely then that he misplaced his cool as she started to pack up. Mandana later started to make movies of him screaming however he advised her that he was not scared. He entered the self-importance van for about 10-15 seconds after she entered, and did so after knocking. He claimed it was she who requested him to enter. He added how there have been many individuals on the units and the way they might vouch for what he had stated. Koka Kola additionally stars Sunny Leone.

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