EXCLUSIVE: Zareen Khan on getting mobbed: I felt someone is trying to touch me inappropriately; I gave it back

Last month, Zareen Khan had a harrowing experience in Aurangabad where she went for a store launch as she was mobbed by the crowd. We called up Zareen to know if she is now doing fine post this horrific experience.
EXCLUSIVE: Zareen Khan on getting mobbed: I felt someone is trying to touch me inappropriately; I gave it backEXCLUSIVE: Zareen Khan on getting mobbed: I felt someone is trying to touch me inappropriately; I gave it back
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Being a celebrity isn’t a cakewalk as you are always under the public scrutiny. It gets worse when they are out for any event and the crowd gets uncontrollable and they try to touch the celebrity in an inappropriate way. Last month, Zareen Khan had a harrowing experience in Aurangabad where she went for a store launch. The videos of the incident have popped up again and are going viral on the internet. Not only did the crowd lose control, they also mobbed the actress and it’s not an easy state to be in for anyone. 
 
We called up Zareen Khan to know if she is now doing fine post that horrific incident. She told us, “The thing is being a celebrity comes with its own advantages and disadvantages. When you go to small cities, a huge number of people turn up just to get a glimpse of their favourite celeb. But, then, as you say there are rotten apples everywhere or there is always a bad fish in the pond. You know it's just one or two people from that crowd, they kind of lose it or what, I don't know if it's any mental disorder.” 
 
“They want to touch you or grab you in an inappropriate manner. They kind of take away all the love that others are showering on you. It's just that instead of leaving that city with all that love and warmth that has been showered on you, this one thing scars you and it overshadows all the good that happened in that city. I understand we are what we are because of the fans,” added Zareen. 
 
 
The actor said these things happen to women in general and it is high time that we give it back. “It's not about being a celebrity, these things happen to women in general. I don't know what's this sick mentality of men who want to grab women in an inappropriate manner. We have been talking about women empowerment and safety of women but they are still men who want to these things. It's high time that women should give it back to such men, that very moment. That's what happened with me in Aurangabad as you must have seen in the video. Despite cops and bodyguards being there, crowd sometimes gets uncontrollable as it's huge and you can't see anyone's face. I felt someone is trying to touch me inappropriately but before could do anything beyond that, I gave it back. I am not someone who is up for sh*t,” she said. 
 
Zareen also said that she doesn’t get bothered about what people think how celebrities should be cautious if it’s about their safety. “I really don't care what people think then. I am a woman first and a celebrity later. My safety is in my hands and if I keep quiet today, there will be more people doing it. I don't know why people think women are the weaker sex, things are now changing. More power to women and they are now actually coming as a strong gender,” she said and signed off. 
 
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GReat lines. It is indeed a mental disorder, the country has not recognized it yet. Men 'wanting' to touch inappropriately, and the disorder is spread from top to bottom..from roadside abusers to MeToo in BW to Hardik Pandya in Cricket..its everywhere

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