Actress Malvi Malhotra who recently paved her way in the South Indian cinema was stabbed by TV producer, Yogesh Kumar.
The horrifying incident took place around 9PM in Versova, Mumbai on Monday.
Malvi was on her way back home from a café when Yogesh Kumar got out of a vehicle and confronted her.
A verbal feud initiated between the two when Kumar asked her why she stopped talking to him.
The situation soon escalated and the TV producer stabbed Malvi with a knife in the abdomen and on both hands and fled the scene.
Actress Malvi Malhotra was then rushed to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. Malvi is currently stable and out of danger.
Senior inspector Raghvendra Thakur, Versova Police station said, "We have registered an FIR against Singh under various Indian Penal Code sections, including 307, and are conducting an investigation into the case."
According to the sources, Yogesh Kumar got in touch with Malvi for work but later developed an infatuation for her.
Atul Patel, family friend of the actress said, "Kumar has been following her for one year."
The incident occurred 3km away from the Versova Police Station. Those who witnessed the incident alerted the police officials.
Actress Kangana Ranaut tweeted in Malvi's support.
Dear Malvi I am with you, I read you are critical, I pray for you dear girl, requesting @sharmarekha ji to take immediate actions against the culprit, we are with you and we will get you justice. Please have faith 🙏
— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) October 27, 2020
Actress Malvi Malhotra is best known for her role in TV serial 'Udaan' and Bollywood movie 'Hotel Milan'.
Malvi has also acted in Tamil movies like Ondikku Ondi.