Love, Sex, Dhokha: Bengali Actress Cries Torture, Files FIR Against Businessman Hubby
**Bhubaneswar**: Just ahead of Valentine’s Day, a love story gone awry as a Bengali film actress on Monday alleged that she was physically and mentally tortured by her businessman husband here who had brought her from Kolkata to make her heroine in Odia films produced by him.
The actress alleged that her husband has already two wives and kids before marrying her last year.
The matter came to light today when the victim lodged an FIR against Birat Mohapatra, who runs a furniture showroom in Bhubaneswar, at Mahila Police Station.
As per the complaint, Mohapatra, who also finances Odia films, brought the victim from Kolkata to give her leading lady role in his films.
The lady, who had acted in some Bengali films and a divorcee, accepted the offer and came to Bhubaneswar and started her career in Ollywood (Odia film industry).
During her stay in the city, Mohapatra despite having two wives and a son, proposed the actress and got married in a temple last year.
The victim also alleged that Mohapatra had forcefully aborted her pregnancy twice and threatened to throw her out his house.
“He beats me regularly and forcefully aborted pregnancy twice. After two months of my marriage, I got to know that he has two wives and kids,” the victim said in choked voice.
I want justice as per the law, the hapless woman told reporters.
As per the FIR, Mohapatra, who is the owner of Rajdhani Furniture, has business units at several places in the state had forced her to work as a dancer in a bar.
The victim said he had acted in an Odia film ‘Jhili Ki Jhupa’ in a leading role which was financed by Mohapatra.
Meanwhile, our repeated calls to know the reaction of Mohapatra went unanswered.