Skip To Content
    8 Jul 2015

    A Celebrity Hairstylist's Moving First-Person Account About Surviving Rape

    "I still wear short dresses and the brightest red on my lips."

    This is Sapna Bhavnani.

    Colors

    She's an Indian celebrity hairstylist and a Bigg Boss 6 contestant.

    Colors / Via rediff.com

    She runs a salon in Mumbai and has worked with PETA, while simultaneously being a style icon.

    PETA
    PETA

    Facebook page Humans of Bombay uploaded this photo of her today, along with her powerful first-person account of surviving rape.

    facebook.com

    The inspirational story has stirred all its readers.

    Facebook / Via Facebook: 188056068070045

    And Bhavnani's powerful concluding words are moving Indian women.

    Facebook / Via Facebook: 188056068070045

    Within two hours of its posting, the photograph already has hundreds of comments below it, offering messages of praise and support.

    Facebook / Via Facebook: 188056068070045

    Thumbnail photo credit: Humans of Bombay.

    BuzzFeed Daily

    Keep up with the latest daily buzz with the BuzzFeed Daily newsletter!

    Newsletter signup form