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Akshay Kumar Opens Up About Child Abuse, Reveals He Was A Victim

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| July 29 , 2017 , 12:50 IST

From refusing to use stunt doubles and attempting all the dangerous stunts himself to being a martial art expert, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar defines strength like no other. But in a recent event, he revealed a situation of his life when he felt his vulnerable most.

The actor on Thursday spoke on the issue of women’s safety at a seminar in Mumbai. He opened up about his horrifying encounter with child abuse when he was 6. According to Mumbai Mirror, the actor said, “When I was six, I was on my way to a neighbour’s house when the lift man touched my butt. I was really agitated and told my father about it. He filed a complaint. Investigations revealed that he was a history-sheeter, the cops took action and the man was arrested. I was a shy kid and was relieved that I could speak about this to my parents. But even today, I find it difficult to say the word ‘bum’.”The actor also went on to say that we must encourage women and children to speak up and tell their families if they encounter anything strange so that they can be protected and empowered.

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The actor also went on to say that we must encourage women and children to speak up and tell their families if they encounter anything strange so that they can be protected and empowered.It is essential that the victim should open up about such incidents and it is the duty of parents,

It is essential that the victim should open up about such incidents and it is the duty of parents, relatives, and friends to encourage this as it can help the victim overcome any psychological issues that might be the result of such incidents.