Mumbai: The shocking arrest of Raj Kundra on July 19 for his involvement in making pornographic content has once again shifted limelight on Gehana Vasisth of Gandii Baat who was arrested in February this year in the same case.
Who is Gehana Vasisth?
Gehana Vasisth aka Vandana Tiwari is a model turned actress predominantly active in Telugu film industry. She started her career as a model and featured in as many as 80 advertisements. She was also crowned as Miss Asia Bikini in 2012. Born and brought up in Chhattisgarh, Gehana completed her engineering degree from All Saints College of Technology, Bhopal.
Gehana Vasisth Filmography
Gehana made her acting debut with Hindi film Filmy Duniya. Some of the other Hindi films she has featured in include Daal Mein kuch Kaala Hai and Lucknowi Ishq among others. She became a household name after she appeared in Star Plus show Behnein. Gehana is a renowned name in Telugu film industry where she made her debut with an item song in political thriller film Operation Duryodhana. She then garnered fame with her leading roles in films like Namasthe, Aidu 5 and Btech Love Story among others. She rose to extreme popularity with Alt Balaji’s web-show Gandii Baat Season 3.
Gehana Vasisth Arrest
A case for alleged pornography were registered against the Gandii Baat actor in February this year which led to her arrest subsequently. According to multiple reports, Gehana along with Umesh Kamat, who has previously worked with Raj Kundra, were involved in porn making. The two were reportedly financially assisted by Kenrin Production house in India. The company reportedly paid the two in advance for making different types of porn films.
What did Gehana Vasisth say?
Gehana has denied all the allegations saying that she was not involved in making pornographic content but short erotica or bold scenes and implied that the two are different. Instilling her fait in Mumbai Police, she said that she is sure that she will soon be freed of all the charges. Gehana is currently out on bail.
Gehana on Raj Kundra’s arrest
In a statement released on Wednesday, Gehana Vasisth said that trial will eventually decide who are the real culprits and who are merely used by others. Without naming Raj Kundra directly, the statement added, “We don’t want to comment anymore, as Gehana is on bail in the same cases and she does not want to prejudice or impair her right to her personal defence. However, police should investigate fully as there are many more skeletons in the cupboards of the rich and famous.”