Saturday, 20 October, 2018

#MeToo: Akshay Kumar cancels Housefull 4 shoot after allegations against Sajid Khan

Sajid Khan accused of sexual misconduct by more women Sajid Khan Accused Of Sexual Harassment By These Three Women
Charles Bowen | 13 October, 2018, 20:34

In a tweet, Farah clearly mentioned how she and her family are going through a hard time now that Sajid's name has cropped up in the ongoing #MeToo movement in India. #MeToo Movement: Sajid Khan Sacked From Housefull 4 by Akshay Kumar and Sajid Nadiadwala Post Sexual Harassment Allegations? Well, the interview might've passed on Saloni Chopra, but it left her crying after.

Earlier, three women - actresses Saloni Chopra and Rachel White and journalist Karishma Upadhyay called out filmmaker Sajid Khan for sexual misconduct. In a tweet, the journalist accused Sajid Khan of exposing his genitalia to her. Till the time I can allay the allegations and prove the truth.

The actor also said that he would call her at odd hours justifying it by saying " the industry never sleeps and work happens at all hours... except he wasn't talking about work" and make inappropriate talk on the phone and in person. "He'd ask me to come stay over at his house and I'd find whatever excuse I could to not go". While talking the worse about his then-girlfriend, she alleged that Sajid would touch his genitals and ask her to touch them.

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In a tweet, the Bollywood's Khiladi said that he won't work with any proven offenders, and all those who have been subjugated to harassment should be heard and given the justice they deserve.

Riteish Deshmukh, Bobby Deol and Akshay Kumar, during the shooting for Housefull 4/Image from Twitter. Just a few minutes before Akki's statement released, his wife and actress Twinkle Khanna tweeted that the Housefull team should take a firm stand against the accusations.

Her response chimed well with her followers, most of whom praised her for taking a stand against her own brother. "This can not go on", she posted on Twitter. Nana Patekar on the other hand has refused to comment on the issue by the advice of his lawyers and has sent a legal notice to Tanushree asking her to apologise for trying to destroy his reputation.

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