Women Celebrities Who Were Victims of Domestic Violence in Real Lives

The silver screen is not that rosy after all. In a movie-crazy nation, where people look up to celebrities for their passionate and enduring love stories, it is quite shocking to hear stories about domestic violence and abuse prevalent in the film industry. And it is not just Bollywood actresses who have been victims of such heinous cases; celebrities in Hollywood too have suffered the same over the years. Here are some celebrities who have been victims of domestic violence and physical abuse.

Women Celebrities Who Were Victims of Domestic Violence in Real Lives

1. Dimpy Ganguli: In 2010, a while after Kolkata model Dimpy Ganguly married Rahul Mahajan on national TV, she came out in public about their abusive relationship. Apparently, she was ‘kicked and punched’ by her husband following a trivial argument. This was not the first time he was accused of the same, as Mahajan’s ex-wife Shweta Singh had also charged him of hitting her several times.

2. Zeenat Aman: Zeenat Aman is one of those actresses who was open about her sexuality in the 70s. Her story is rare and heart-rending. She was in an abusive relationship with actor Sanjay Khan who hit her following which she suffered a severe eye injury, thereby making it public. Her marriage to actor Mazhar Khan was also an unfortunate one as Zeenat Aman continued to face the trauma of an abusive husband until he died of cancer.

3. Yukta Mookhey: Yukta Mookhey filed a complaint against her husband Prince Tulli in October last year accusing him of beating her. The former Miss Universe charged him for domestic violence saying her husband would often beat her up.
4. Somy Ali: Salman Khan’s ex-girlfriend Somy Ali admitted that she wanted to marry the Bollywood actor in the 1990s. But what seemed to be a rosy affair ended due to Salman’s abusive nature. Somy Ali later moved to the US and now runs a non-profit organisation that rescues battered women and victims of abuse.
5. Sabah Galadari: In 2009, Pakistani singer Adnan Sami was booked for abusing his wife Sabah in Mumbai. Sabah went on to complain against her husband saying he hurt her with a cigarette butt. The couple reportedly got divorced after a three-year long ordeal.
6. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Everyone has heard of Salman Khan’s abusive nature, and none of his girlfriends have been spared including Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The actress openly admitted at the Cannes Festival before the screening of her film Provoked that she was physically abused and stalked by the actor.
7. Kangna Ranaut: When Bollywood actress Kangna Ranaut first came to Mumbai, she was helped and shown the way by actor Aditya Pancholi. A short affair followed with the already married actor who was then charged of domestic violence by Kangna.
8. Shweta Tiwari: TV actress Shweta Tiwari suffered an abusive marriage with actor Raja Chaudhary who hit her repeatedly and even threatened to kill their daughter! An alcoholic, Raja confessed to Shweta about his affair with another actress. The couple is now divorced.
10. Madonna: Singer-actress Madonna was subject to domestic violence from ex-husband Sean Penn in 1988. The couple divorced and Penn was alleged to have had violent outbursts towards his wife.
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About Neha Nair

Despite being raised Hindu where parents enrolled in a Catholic school and proceeded to enroll in university to study medicine but become model cum entrepreneur.
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