I am a victim in the situation: Shweta Basu narrates her two-month ordeal

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Shwetha Basu breaks her silence
Mumbai, Nov 3: After spending two months in a rescue home over alleged involvement in a prostitution racket, actress Shweta Basu who was allowed to live with her mother in Mumbai has finally broken her silence over the entire incident.

In an interview to DNA (read here), Basu explains her two-month ordeal, what followed after her arrest and her future plans. Basu in her interview said that she was shocked to see that the media had made up statements and attributed it to her.

"I've no complaints against anyone except that journalist who during my hour of crisis made up a statement and attributed it to me. That statement was circulated everywhere," she said.

I was not even allowed to speak to my mother, how can I speak to the media, she added.

Basu: I was not even allowed to speak to my mother, how can I speak to the media

Basu hit out at the media saying that she had never said 'all door were closed on me and that people encouraged me to get into prostitution.'

Speaking about the day when she was arrested she says 'I hadn't been called to Hyderabad by any agent for commercial sex. I had gone there to attend an awards ceremony. Call it fate or whatever, I missed my flight back in the morning.'

"My air ticket and stay were done by the organisers of the award function. I still have the ticket, I've been told that the agent has been arrested. The case is being investigated, I am a victim in the whole situation. There was a raid, I am not denying the incident but the facts are not what they've been made out to be," she said.

Focussing on her future plans she says that she would like to focus on her documentary and that she would continue acting.

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