Sajid Khan steps down as 'Housefull 4' director

DN Bureau

Director Sajid Khan has stepped down as the director of upcoming comedy-drama 'Housefull 4'.

Sajid Khan
Sajid Khan

New Delhi: Director Sajid Khan, who has been accused of sexual harassment by three women, has stepped down as the director of upcoming comedy-drama 'Housefull 4'.

Three women, namely actor Rachel White, assistant director Saloni Chopra and journalist Karishma Upadhyay, accused Khan of sexual harassment and shared their heart-wrenching ordeals on their respective social media handles.

Sajid Khan with and Akshay Kumar 

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Meanwhile, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar urged the producers of 'Housefull 4' to cancel the shoot following sexual harassment allegations leveled against Khan.

Akshay's wife, Twinkle Khanna, also urged the Housefull team to take a firm stance on this issue. 

#MeToo movement gained momentum in India after actor Tanushree Dutta accused Nata Patekar of harassing her. Since then, incidents of harassment and sexual misconduct have come out in the open, with allegations being leveled against many personalities in the media and entertainment industry, including Subhash Ghai, Vikas Bahl, Alok Nath, and Rajat Kapoor. (ANI)
 

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