Mumbai: Actress and former Beauty Queen Iris Maity did a brave job yesterday when she rescued a fellow model and actress from attempt of molestation and possible sexual assault.According to a report in Times of India, actress Iris Maity was returning from Filmcity Goregaon in an Autorickshaw, after a day long music video shoot, at around 11 PM yesterday. She suddenly spotted two men harassing an model turned actress, whom she personally knew. Iris jumped out of her rickshaw in rescue of the victim. She hit the assaulters hard on nose and when they started bleeding, they fled from the spot. The incident took place in area around the Filmcity.
The Victim, unable to find a rickshaw, was walking on the streets when the two men, drunk, made her their target. She prefers to keep her identity secret. She does not want to lodge a police complaint owing to complexity of process involved.
Actress Iris Maity is trained in Martial Arts, which helped her to save the modesty of a lonely girl on the streets of mumbai at midnight hours. She surely deserves a Bravery Award for her this act.
Iris hails from West Bengal. Her father, Bhaskar Maity, is a former football player, who represented India in the Asian Games, 1979 while her mother is a homemaker. She holds an MBA degree in marketing apart from being a trained dancer, singer and painter. She is also an State level Athlete.
Iris was crowned Get Gorgeous 2008. She is also winner of Miss India Tourism Metropolitan 2007. She was adjudged with “I AM Photogenic” title at the I AM She 2010, the Miss India Universe Beauty pageant.
She has participated in the first season of Bigg Boss Bangla. She has had roles in several Hindi movies like Soch Lo (as Riva), Tutiya Dil as Anuradha / Anu, Hum Ne Li Hai… Shapath as Officer Lara.