Sajid Khan steps down from 'Housefull 4' after sexual allegations

Brenda Watkins
October 13, 2018

"And it applies to the media as well as to politics or senior personnel in companies", Gandhi told news channel India Today TV when asked to comment on allegations against a "big" politician.

According to the actress, Sajid's disrespectful behavior was the reason why she stopped working with him in films.

. She has also made it clear that Sajid will have to atone for his actions if the allegations made against him are true. Soon after her article was published, Sajid Khan tweeted, asking the media not to judge him till he "proves the truth". 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". The actor has tweeted his statement after his wife Twinkle Khanna raised questions.

As per a report in Bollywood Life, Sajid Khan is likely to be sacked as the film's director.

Farhan Akhtar, Sajid's cousin, has also expressed "shock" and "disappointment" over the allegations. Mogul was supposed to be directed by Subhash Kapoor who is accused for sexually harassing actress Geetika Tyagi.

Union minister Maneka Gandhi said that cases of sexual harassment at work must be "dealt with a policy of zero tolerance". The latest to react to the MeToo movement is Ajay Devgn who said that if a woman is wronged, he will stand by them.

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The minister for women and child development said her ministry had established itself as a safe platform to address their complaints. Like I said, only outsiders will know this.

Patekar has denied Dutta's allegations that he misbehaved and harassed her during the shooting of Horn OK Pleassss in 2008, reported HT. "As an industry we can not move forward till the time we make it a safe place for everybody", said the collective in the circular. "Probably then a #MeToo will start from the top of the industry". Well, the interview might've passed on Saloni Chopra, but it left her crying after.

Ungli actor Rachel White, responded to Chopra with her own story of harassment at the hands of the director, saying, "Believe you with your story". Actor Ranveer Singh too came out in support of #MeToo.

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