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‘I feared anyone passing me might throw acid on me,’ says Kangana Ranaut as she recalls sister Rangoli Chancel’s horrific acid attack tragedy

The four-time National Film Award-winning actress will next be seen in the role of former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in a film titled Emergency.

Kangana Ranaut with her sister Rangoli Chandel

By: Mohnish Singh

An acid attack on a 17-year-old girl by two masked men in Delhi on Tuesday brought back for Kangana Ranaut the painful memories of a similar attack on her sister, Rangoli Chandel.

Rangoli, who now manages her sister’s work, was 21 years old when she was assaulted by acid and underwent 52 surgeries along with an unimaginable amount of mental and physical trauma.

She suffered third-degree burns. As per Ranaut, her sister’s face was burnt, one eye lost its vision, one ear melted away and a breast was severely damaged.

Taking to her Instagram Stories, Ranaut shared her sister’s trauma and how she herself was terrified after the attack and feared someone might throw acid on her as well. She said, “When I was a teenager my, sister Rangoli R Chancel was attacked with acid by a roadside Romeo… She had to go through 52 surgeries, an unimaginable amount of mental and physical trauma…”

She continued, “We as a family were devastated… I also had to go through therapy because I feared anyone passing me might throw acid on me which caused me to cover my face violently in a reflex action every time a biker a car a stranger crossed me… These atrocities haven’t stopped… The government needs to act very strongly against these crimes. I do agree with @gautamgambhir55, we need to take very strict measures against acid attackers…”

On the work front, Kangana Ranaut has multiple projects at various stages of development. She is presently busy filming the final schedule of her much-anticipated film, Emergency.

The four-time National Film Award-winning actress will be seen in the role of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Apart from playing the lead role, Ranaut is also directing Emergency. The film also features Anupam Kher, Shreyas Talpade, Mahima Chaudhary, Milind Soman, and Satish Kaushik in significant roles.

The actress is also waiting for the release of her film Tejas and her production venture, Tiku Weds Sheru, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Avneet Kaur.

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