Three women claim sexual harassment by director Sajid Khan

13 October, 2018, 00:56 | Author: Courtney Perry
  • Sajid Khan,Saloni Chopra,Rachel White

On Friday, Akshay Kumar put his weight behind the #MeToo campaign and had asked the producers of ' Housefull 4' to "cancel the shoot until further investigation".

Actress Bipasha Basu has spoken out on the sexual harassment allegations made against filmmaker Sajid Khan by an actress and a few journalists. She also said that she feels glad women are finally speaking out against Sajid's misconduct and now is the time when an action should be taken up.

"I have just landed back in the country last night and reading all the news have been very disturbing".

Today, Akshay Kumar, who was holidaying overseas, tweeted to say that the shooting of Housefull 4 has been stalled till "further investigation". Saloni said that she was sexually and mentally harassed for several months when she used to work with him as assistant director. Akshay's statement came after similar allegations were made against the film's director, Sajid Khan.

Days after Tanushree's claims, Sajid's sister, director and choreographer Farah Khan, posed with Nana in an Instagram photo. "This can not go on", she wrote on Twitter.

Only a while ago we told you that actress Saloni Chopra and journalist Karishma Upadhyay have accused Sajid Khan of allegedly harassing them.

Following this, Sajid Khan said he would step from as the director of movie Houseful 4, adding, "I request my friends in the media to kindly not pass judgement till the truth is out". She wrote, "Appalled hearing multiple incidents of harassment and it is truly horrific to hear what these women have been through".

Supporting Saloni, Ungli actress Rachel White also recollected the time when she was called for audition of Humshakals and was instead asked about boobs and then told to strip in his house.

Incidentally, Housefull 4 also stars Nana Patekar, who has been accused by Tanushree Dutta of sexual harassment.

Khan has not yet responded to the allegations against him.

Bipasha, who worked with Sajid on 2014 film Humshakals, said though she never faced harassment at the hands of the director, she always found his behaviour towards women rude.



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