New Delhi: The Pakistani actress Meera has shocked the film industry and the entire nation with her accusations, claiming that Mahesh Bhatt has physically and mentally abused her. According to her, Mahesh slapped her whenever she would receive offers from other filmmakers that she was considering to accept. Mahesh has been like a Godfather to Meera, who debuted in his production “Nazar”, opposite Ashmit Patel.
Meera also accused Mahesh of slapping her because she wanted to meet Subhash Ghai, the filmmaker. ‘He wanted me to only stick to his banner. One night, I had to meet Subhash Ghai at a hotel. When I told him I wanted to meet Subhash Ghai, he shouted at me and even slapped me thrice,’ the actress said.
The Pakistani actress believes that Mahesh was becoming jealous of her growing fame, fearing that she could surpass him. Ram Gopal Varma, Subhash Ghai, Mani Ratnam and others have made tempting offers to Meera, fact which made Mahesh angry. Because of his behavior, the actress felt she had to leave Bollywood.