Actor Sheezan Khan’s relations on Monday claimed he was being falsely implicated within the case of demise of co-star Tunisha Sharma by the latter’s mom. Addressing a press convention, Mr Khan’s mom and two sisters mentioned Ms Sharma was “like their member of the family” and alleged the sufferer’s mom used to pressure her to work whilst she need to get pleasure from life.
Ms Sharma, 21, who acted within the present ‘Ali Baba: Dastaan-E-Kabul’, was discovered hanging within the washroom on the set of the serial close to Vasai in Palghar on December 24. Mr Khan’s was arrested on December 25 on the cost of abetting her suicide.
Tunisha Sharma’s mom Vanita Sharma final week mentioned her daughter’s demise could possibly be a case of homicide, and likewise accused Mr Khan and his household of making an attempt to pressure her daughter into spiritual conversion.
She additionally claimed that Ms Sharma had checked the cell phone of Mr Khan, with whom she was in a relationship however broke up lately, and located his WhatsApp chats with another girl.
When Ms Sharma confronted Mr Khan about it, he slapped her, stating that she was free to do no matter she wished, Vanita Sharma had alleged.
Nonetheless, Mr Khan’s sister Falaq Naaz, who can be an actor, on Monday refuted the allegations and mentioned they may by no means see Ms Sharma in ache as she was “like their member of the family”.
Ms Naaz mentioned Ms Sharma and her mom used to come back to their residence on many events. “We by no means pressured anybody to do something,” she mentioned.
Mr Khan’s mom mentioned Ms Sharma’s mom ought to produce proof for the allegations that she has been making in opposition to him.
On the allegation that Mr Khan had slapped Ms Sharma as soon as throughout a shoot, the accused actor’s mom requested, “Why had Vanita Sharma not complained to us or slapped Sheezan?”
Ms Naaz mentioned everybody knew how Ms Sharma’s mom used to name her many occasions in a day.
“We additionally need justice for Tunisha, however her mom is making an attempt to falsely implicate Sheezan within the case, that isn’t right,” she mentioned.
“We had determined to provide Tunisha a shock on her birthday on January 4. Her mom additionally know very effectively, she was like our youthful sister.We had spent round six months with Tunisha which she loved and we’re happy with it,” Ms Naaz mentioned.
On the allegations that Ms Sharma was being pressured to put on a hijab and go to dargah, she mentioned, “We by no means requested her to do something.” Referring to an image of Ms Sharma sporting a hijab going viral on social media, Mr Khan’s one other sister claimed the actor had worn the pinnacle cowl on the time of a shoot.
“On this case, we simply need to say Tunisha was like our member of the family and we have been taking good care of her,” she claimed.
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