Toilet Ek Prem Katha actor Akshay Kumar speaks about the time when he was sexually assaulted


He also spoke about the importance of communication to identify sexual predators.  
He was really agitated and told his father about the incident. When I was a very young kid, a lift-man once touched me inappropriately. “We must encourage women and children to speak up and tell their families if they encounter anything strange so that they can be protected and empowered,” said Akshay. Whether it was discussing a sexual issue or inappropriate behaviour, I was asked to come home and talk frankly. But even today, he finds it difficult to say the word ‘bum’. The cops took action and the man was arrested. Later the same person was caught in another case and was found to be a habitual offender,” added the actor. He recounted a personal horror story that involved him as a six-year-old boy and a seemingly harmless lift operator and urged the audience to encourage kids to communicate. Akshay shared about a traumatic experience, which he went though as a child. Akshay as a kid was shy and was relieved that he could speak about this to his parents. 2017-07-28T17:21:56+00:00″>
Updated: July 28, 2017 5:21 pm

Akshay Kumar, recently at a seminar on women’s safety alongside Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, left the audience stunned when he touched on the subject of child abuse. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
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