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Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain fame, Saumya Tandon is known for her on-point comic style and amazing fashion sense. For five years, Saumya entertained the audience by playing the role of bhabhiji. While she is a popular actress, not many know that she faced a lot of eve-teasings while growing up in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. And the horrors of it still haunt her.
Recently, in an interview with Hauterrfly, Saumya recalled the horrors she had gone through while growing up in Ujjain. The 38-year-old actress revealed a horrifying incident when a guy stopped his bike right in front of her and put sindoor her on her. She was quoted as saying:
"Ek winter ke din, raat mein ghar wapas aa rahi thi toh ek ladke ne bike rok kar mere par sindoor mal diya."
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Saumya also shared an incident when she was coming from school on her cycle, a boy overtook her on his bike. She fell off the cycle and got a crack in her skull. She recalled that no one attended to her and the bike rider left her and it was her mom who rushed her to the hospital. She further shared:
"Poora mera growing up in Ujjain has been about protecting myself from getting chased on road, cut maarna, things written on the wall, chitthiyaan fekna."
In the same interview, Saumya revealed that when she had started giving auditions, she was rejected for her fair complexion. She shared that whenever she used to give an audition people used to say, "Ap Indian nahi hai", and she would correct them. She shared that 'light eyes and white colour' are not Indians.
On the work front, Saumya Tandon quit Bhabhiji Par Hain in 2020!
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