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Actor Gehana Vasisth latest to be arrested for role in porn movie racket

Gehana Vasisth

The Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Saturday arrested web series actor Gehana Vasisth in connection an FIR registered earlier this week in connection with forcing women to expose for porn movies. With the arrest of Vasisth, a total of six persons have been arrested in the case.


An officer said the actor was allegedly involved in shooting and uploading obscene and pornographic content on her website. The police are also looking a the involvement of other models and production houses in connection with the case.
The Mumbai Police earlier this week had raided a bungalow in the Madh area of Malad in the northern suburbs of Mumbai. There they found a man and woman in a semi-naked condition on the bed who were being shot on a mobile phone camera. A total of five persons were arrested from there.
The police said there has been a flurry of new apps and websites streaming pornographic content. They would lure girls by promising them roles in their ‘web series’ and eventually pressurise them to act in these semi-porn movies. The police rescued one girl who had duped in this manner.
An officer said that in the past year there had been several apps and web portals that charged a subscription for showing semi pornographic movies on their streaming platform. They would advertise these on social media platforms like Instagram. More arrests are likely in the case.
Gehana Vasisth, whose actual name is Vandana Tiwari, saw some success after winning the Miss Asia Bikini contest in 2012. Gehana is best known for Alt Balaji’s web series Gandii Baat. She had a lead role in the Star Plus TV show Behenein. She has also appeared in films like Luckhnowi Ishq, Daal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai, among others. (Courtesy: IE)

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