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

Sajid Khan accused of sexual misconduct by more women

Sajid Khan steps down from 'Housefull 4' after Akshay Kumar cancels shoot in the wake of the Me Too movement

Farah tweeted, "This is a heartbreaking time for my family". "Please read this thread before judging or shaming #TanushreeDutta a working environment without harassment and intimidation is a fundamental right and by speaking up this fearless woman helps pave the way towards that very goal for all of us", she had tweeted. One fan wrote, "I really like and appreciate your courage". The director tweeted a short while ago that in the "wake of the allegations & the pressure on his family" he had made a decision to step down from directing the film. Nana Patekar was not behaving appropiately with her and also asked choreographer Ganesh Acharya to include a lewd dance step in a song with Tanushree, claims the actress. "Hats off to you for taking a stand on this issue of sexual harrassment by #SajidKhan".

Numerous women have levelled serious allegations of sexual misconduct against Sajid Khan, ranging from pulling his p***s out during interactions to asking actresses to strip for him. "I've requested the producers of Housefull 4 to cancel the shoot until further investigation", he wrote.

Amid all this, director Sajid Khan himself stepped down from Housefull 4.

Journalist Karishma Upadhyay also shared a story about her encounter with Sajid Khan and said that when she interviewed him in the early 2000s at his house, he talked about how large his penis is and how he knows how to satisfy women. Writing this was like re-living all that disgusting past I'd chosen to let go of, but I knew if I don't today, I may never.

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Sajid and Farah are children of Maneka Irani, whose sister Honey Irani is the mother of Farhan and Zoya Akhtar.

The #MeToo movement has outted the names of a lot of biggies and Sajid Khan is one of them. But nothing of that sort happened with me.

Kumar's statement came two days after Bollywood power couple Aamir Khan and his film-maker wife Kiran Rao announced that they were withdrawing from the film Mogul over a molestation case against director Subhash Kapoor, who denies the charges. Image sourceShe also asked women to raise their voice like never before and stand up against these sexual predators that exist among us.

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