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Popular television actress, Jennifer Mistry Bansiwal, became a household name with her role as 'Mrs Roshan Singh Sodhi' in the hit sitcom, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. She has been all over the news for some time now after she opened up against the show's producer, Asit Kumarr Modi, accusing him of sexual harassment, mental torture, and other allegations. She also announced her exit from the show, leaving her fans heartbroken.
In an interview with Pinkvilla, Jennifer Mistry opened up about the mental harassment she faced from the team of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. Talking about the same, the actress recalled the time when her brother was on a ventilator and shared how it took a toll on her mental health. However, when she told the Operations Head, Sohail Romani, about her family emergency and asked him for two days leave to travel to Nagpur, he straight away declined. In her words:
"I told him that my brother is on the ventilator, and I need to go to Nagpur. He replied, 'Mera shoot chhod ke nahi ja sakte. Mera shoot jab khatam hoga tab ja sakte ho.' Do you understand what I'm saying? Woh mar jayega."
Breaking down in the interview, Jennifer Mistry recalled how the makers made her stay back forcefully, and soon her younger brother passed away. When her husband called her to inform about the same, she left the shoot midway. Jennifer further added that she went through a drastic weight loss after the loss of her brother, and she fell ill. Talking about her bond with her brother, Jennifer added:
"We were very close, roz do ghanta baat hota tha phone pe. I could not believe he would leave me."
When Jennifer's Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chahmah's co-actor, Mandar Chandwadkar aka 'Bhide' informed Asit Modi about the tragic demise of the actress' brother, he called her up and asked her to meet him upon returning to Mumbai. Sharing the details, Jennifer shared:
"Luckily this time they didn't ask me to join immediately, kyunki mere daddy k death pe inhone 4 din mein bulaya tha."
Jennifer Mistry returned to Mumbai 10 days after her brother's demise and went to meet Asit Kumarr Modi. To her surprise, the producer was very nice to her and asked Sohail not to deduct her payment for the seven days when she was on leave. However, Sohail taunted her for the same and constantly used to tell her that they paid her for the leaves after her brother's demise. Jennifer shared:
"Iske liye mereko bohot sunaya Sohail ne. He used to constantly say, 'Iska bhai mara hai, uska paise humne diya hai'."
Earlier, in an interview with Pinkvilla, Jennifer Mistry Bansiwala had made some shocking revelations about the producer of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Asit Kumarr Modi. She mentioned that during their stay in Singapore, Asit had invited her to his room to have some whisky with him. Well, not just that, Jennifer also shared that Asit had made a disgusting remark and told her that he wished to grab and kiss her beautiful lips. In her words:
"Tumhari room partner toh chali jaati hai, tum mere room mein aa jaya karo, whiskey peete hain. Tumhare honth bahut sundar lag rahe hain, pakadkar kiss kar loon. Tum akele room mein kya karti ho? Mere room mein aa jao. "
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