Indian actress Mallika Sherawat attacked, beaten up outside her apartment

Photo of Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat.

Paris: In a shocking incident Indian actress Mallika Sherawat today attacked with tear gas, beaten and robbed by three masked intruders outside her Paris apartment block.

According to police, the attack on the actress came into limelight on Thursday, which took place on the night of November 11, just one month after reality TV star Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint in Paris city.

The 40-year-old actress and her male partner who is French businessman Cyrille Auxenfans, they both were attacked with tear gas and punched.

The suspected attacked on the couple when they arrived at her residential building in the 16th arrondissement of the French capital.

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All the three attackers then fled, leaving a shocked Mallika and her friend to call the emergency services.

A criminal investigation has been launched by the detectives who are working on assumption that this was an attempted robbery.

Mallika briefed about the incident on her Twitter page, just a day after the episode, she was in Geneva, which she described as “one of my favourite places”.

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Sherawat is a well known Bollywood actress who is popular for her bold acts in Indian films industry and for sharing screen space with Jackie Chan in “The Myth”.