It is alleged that the actor had molested a female crew member on the sets of the film 'Sherni' Credit: Twitter image

Actor Vijay Raaz of Monsoon Wedding fame was arrested on Tuesday by Gondia police after he was accused of molesting a female crew member on the sets of the film Sherni.

He was later granted bail by a local court.

The movie is a drama directed by Amit Masurkar, starring Vidya Balan in the lead.

Raaz was taken to Ramnagar Police Station and then was later granted bail. Post the arrest of the actor, the shoot of the movie was halted yet again. Before this, the shoot came to a halt in mid-March owing to the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown.

The popular comedian, actor, and director was born on June 5. He was seen in films like Loot Case and Gulabo Sitabo this year. He is also known for his roles in Welcome, Delhi Belly, Dedh Ishqiya, Mumbai Xpress, Bombay To Goa, Company and had won accolades for his performance as Ranveer Singh’s father in Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy in 2019.

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The actor made his debut in Ram Gopal Varma’s Jungle in 2000 and became popular after an appearance in Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding.

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