Anirban Blah tries to commit suicide after sexual harassment allegations
Anirban Blah, the founder of KWAN Entertainment, who was recently accused of sexually harassing several women, tried to commit suicide at Vashi Bridge around 12.30am on Friday.
When he reached Vashi bridge to commit suicide, the traffic police rescued him and sent him to the Vashi police station.
Anil Deshmukh, senior police inspector of Vashi police station, told India Today Television, that Anirban was upset and frustrated when he came there. "We offered him water and asked him why he wanted to commit suicide. He told us that he is in depression because of the various #MeToo allegations," he said.
After interrogation, the police sent him back along with his relatives.
Before the police rescued Anirban, the Bollywood talent manager reportedly sent a suicide note to a newspaper.
He wrote in the note, "Without trying to justify any of my actions, I just want to say that I have tried to be the best person I can be. I didn't have the strength to cope with what happened to me as a child in a healthy way. I never was able to separate sex from power, to make it a part of love, and somewhere along the way one part of me turned into a monster.
"Maybe ... I am bipolar. Because I know how much love I have to give. To my friends and to my family to everyone. I have tried to be the best friend I can and the best colleague and the best person I can. But unfortunately the monster inside me keeps resurfacing and I've tried to bury him and kill him but I can't.
"I wasn't good enough. And I am the only one to blame ... I know no one believes me, but that monster was a part of me, and there was goodness and kindness in me.
"To anyone I may have hurt, I am sorry. This isn't revenge for you. This is justice.
"You should just know that the stories you hear are worse than the truth but whatever the truth, it still makes me a monster in my own eyes. Know though that this monster has this part of him that is pure still, and that my love for you is so great that I cannot forgive myself the hurt I have caused you. There are no justifications. You deserved better.
"You will find my body somewhere near Vashi creek. My licence will be with me as identification plus my tattoo. I am wearing blue jeans and a t shirt. The monster inside me has won against the other part of me for too long, it's time to kill it once and for all."
According to multiple accounts, Blah had made sexual advances towards women.
An actress shared her two-year-old ordeal about how Anirban bumped into her at a meeting and asked her if she was interested in an unnatural sex set-up. Another model revealed that Anirban asked her to strip when she went to his house for a professional meeting.
With the accounts going viral, Anirban was asked to step down as the co-founder of talent management agency KWAN in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against him.