Bollywood actor Sooraj Pancholi used to subject actress Jiah Khan, who allegedly committed suicide here in 2013, to
physical and verbal abuse, her mother told a special court here on Wednesday.
Pancholi, who was in a relationship with the 25-year-old actress, has been booked for abetment of suicide in the case probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
He is currently out on bail.
Jiah Khan's mother Rabiya Khan has said that her daughter wanted to end her relationship with actor Sooraj Pancholi because of physical and mental abuse.
Jiah Khan, who rose to fame with movies like Nishabd and Ghajini, died by suicide on June 3, 2013.
In her statement to a special court in Mumbai, Jiah's mother said that her daughter, at one point during her relationship with Sooraj, was very disturbed.
According to Rabiya, Jiah told her, "Mummy, he abuses me verbally and physically and calls me dirty names, and one day he threw me out of the car."