In the ongoing #metoo movement many celebrities have been accused of sexual harassment, but arent proved guilty yet. And now director Sajid Khan is on gunpoint. Choreographer-director Farah Khan on Friday said she and her family were left 'heartbroken' after his brother and director Sajid Khan's name emerged in an alleged sexual harassment incident.
"This is a heartbreaking time for my family. We have to work through some very difficult issues. If my brother has behaved in this manner he has a lot to atone for. I don’t in any way endorse this behavior and Stand in solidarity with any woman who has been hurt," Farah tweeted.
The #MeToo campaign has started in India after actress Tanushree Dutta leveled allegations of sexual harassment against actor Nana Patekar.Tanushree has alleged that Patekar misbehaved with her on the sets of 2008 movie HORN OK PLEASSS.
I finally decided to share my story with you. Writing this was like re-living all that horrible past I’d chosen to let go of, but I knew if I don’t today, I may never. So here’s #metoo #MetooIndia https://t.co/brouTYIBC7— Saloni Chopra (@redheadchopra) October 11, 2018
After Akshay's cancellation of the shooting, Sajid stepped down from the directorial post of HOUSEFULL 4.He took to social media to inform his decision.
Sajid has been accused by actress Saloni Chopra and she shared her sad experience on social media.
I cannot adequately stress how shocked, disappointed and heartbroken I am to read the stories about Sajid’s behaviour.— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) October 12, 2018
I don’t know how but he will have to find a way to atone for his alleged actions.
Actor Akshay Kumar has canceled the shooting of HOUSEFULL 4 after the film's director Sajid Khan was accused of sexual harassment on Thursday by sharing a notice stating the cancelation of the shoot.
This is a heartbreaking time for my family.We have to work through some very difficult issues. If my brother has behaved in this manner he has a lot to atone for.I don’t in any way endorse this behavior and Stand in solidarity with any woman who has been hurt.— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) October 12, 2018
Actor Farhan Akhtar on Friday said he felt shocked after hearing that director Sajid Khan's name also emerged in an alleged sexual harassment incident and expressed his concerns on social media.