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'Raksha Bandhan' actress Sadia Khateeb recalls how her teacher was burnt alive by in-laws for dowry

Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar starrer 'Raksha Bandhan' also talks about the social evil of dowry. During a recent interview, one of the actors in the film, Sadia Khateeb recalled how her school teacher was burnt to death by her in-laws for dowry. Tallking about the incident during one of her recent interview with a portal, Sadia said revealed that her computer teacher got married when she was studying in the school and the girls would admire her beauty when she came wearing 'laal chooda, sindoor, mangalsutra, red aur magenta suits'. However, a week later, she was shocked to know that 'unke sasural walo ne unko kerosene se jala diya'. She concluded it by saying, 'Unko jo sasural walo ne jala diya tha, vo dowry ke liye jalaya tha. Because right after she got married, they were asking for a dowry. This is in Jammu. You can't get away from the fact. It is there in the smallest of places and biggest of places. It is a very sensitive topic. It is wrong.' For more news and updates, stay tuned to Etimes.

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