Lock Upp: Kangana Ranaut Reveals Being Sexually Harassed, As Munawar Faruqui Reveals His Dark Secret From His Childhood

Kangana Ranaut shares her experience of being sexually harassed as a child, after Lock Upp contestant Munawar Faruqui faces an emotional breakdown.

The reality TV show Lock Upp hosted by actress Kangana Ranaut has been receiving sky-rocketing viewership since its debut. As in the recent episode one of the contestants in the show, Munawar Faruqui made a dramatic revelation about his past leaving the housemates teary-eyed.

The reality television show is hosted by Kangana Ranaut who rules over the imprisoned celebrities participating in the game. The participants must endure and go through various challenges to win the competition. Bigg Boss 15 contestant Karan Kundrra is seen playing the role of the Jailor in the reality series.

While in a recent promo shared  by ALT Balaji on Instagram, host Kangana Ranaut said, “All of the unsafe prisoners will get a chance today to make themselves safe.” She then ordered four contestants Munawar, Saisha Shinde, Anjali Arora, and Azma Fallah to head to the Benaqab Zone. They were shown words on a screen and were later asked by Kangana Ranaut to press the buzzer. Kangana asked Munawar to reveal his secret.

The comedian broke down into tears as he recounted a traumatic incident from childhood, “Maine yeh cheeze kabhi kisise share nahi kari kyuki (I’ve never shared it with anyone because) I have to face them. I was a 6-year-old.. yeh aesa tha ki (it was such that)..bohut close family hoti hai aur kabhi kabhi (there’s close family and sometimes)…” Saisha started crying, and Prince Narula later hugged him.

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“Mujhe us waqt nahi samajh aata tha aur 4-5 saal tak woh continuously chalta raha…chauthe saal woh cheeze ek baar bohut extreme hogai.” The Comedian earlier shared about his mother’s suicide.  He had said, “It was the January of 2007. Sometime around 7 am, my grandmother, woke me up and said that something has happened to my mother. We had to take her to the hospital. When I reached there, they were bringing my mother out of the emergency ward. She was screaming and I was holding her hand. There was a moment when doctors talked among themselves and told me to leave her hand.”

Meanwhile the show host, Kangana addressed the breakdown of the contestant. “So many kids go through this every year but we avoid talking about it on public platforms. All of us go through this, all of us have been inappropriately touched at some point. I have faced this. I was a child and a young boy from our town used to inappropriately touch me. At the time, I did not know what it meant, no matter how protective your family is, all kids go through this,” said Kangana.

She further added, “Another point is that you are made to feel guilty for it. This is a huge crisis for kids in our society. To tell them the difference between good and bad touch may not be enough. It becomes such a huge crisis. Kids are psychologically traumatized and scarred for life. They face endless troubles in life. This guy was three to four years elder than me, perhaps he was exploring his sexuality. He would call us, get us all to strip and check us. We would not understand it at the time. There is a huge stigma behind this, especially for men. It is very brave of you, Munawar, that you chose this platform to share your experience.”

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