Published: Sun, October 14, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Dora Pope

#MeToo Allegation on Director, Hero Cancels Shoot

#MeToo Allegation on Director, Hero Cancels Shoot

Sajid Khan, who was directing Housefull 4 has stepped down since the allegations came out and tweeted, "I must take moral responsibility of stepping down from my directorial post". Journalist Karishma Upadhyay and actor Rachel White too levelled accusations against Khan.

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has cancelled the shoot of Housefull 4, as his co-actor Nana Patekar and the director Sajid Khan have been accused of sexual harassment.

In a move that came as a complete shocker and also an eye-opener to the film fraternity, Superstar Akshay Kumar has made a decision to cancel the shooting of his upcoming film "Housefull 4".

Saloni Chopra further added that at times Sajid Khan would comment on how she lacked sexiness enough to give her that "Oomph" factor.

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"Deeply disturbing to hear and read the news of so many women who had to go through these incidents of harassment in various fields".

On Thursday Subhash Ghai, a veteran Bollywood producer and director was accused of sexual assault, with him vehemently denying the claims. Yesterday, Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao tweeted from his handle saying that they have a zero-tolerance policy for sexual misconduct. One amongst them was Bipasha Basu. "I don't in any way endorse this behaviour and stand in solidarity with any woman who has been hurt". Some of the biggest stars are yet to speak up.

YourStory spoke to Janice Sequeira, a former film journalist with Times Now.

Dutta had earlier alleged that Patekar misbehaved with her when the two were shooting a special song for "Horn Ok Pleassss" 10 years ago. We, the media industry, need to make them feel empowered. His siblings Farhan Akhtar and Farah Khan also came out in the support of the victims and said that if Sajid has done something like this he will face severe punishment. Even actor Akshay Kumar, halted the shoot because of the fiasco.

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