Akshay Kumar cancels Housefull 4’s shooting, Sajid Khan steps down as director

MeToo Movement Actor Saloni Chopra and journalist Karishma Upadhyay accuse Sajid Khan of sexual misconduct

Starting with director Sajid Khan, Saloni Chopra said in 2011, when she just had moved to India and wanted to learn about film-making, she met the Housefull for a job interview. "I will not work with any proven offenders and all those who have been subjugated to harassment should be heard and given the justice they deserve".

Another user stated that director Sajid Khan must be thrown out of Housefull 4 and also questioned if Farhan Akhtar will thrash his cousin Sajid Khan the same way he thrashed Nana Patekar when Tanushree Dutta accused him of sexual harassment. "Appalled hearing multiple incidents of harassment and it is truly horrific to hear what these women have been through".

"Housefull 4" is produced by Sajid Nadiadwala under the banner of Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment. "This can not go on", Twinkle Khanna tweeted.

After reading this, Twinkle Khanna told the Housefull 4 team to take strict action, soon after which her husband Akshay Kumar tweeted that the shooting for the film has been canned till the court takes a decision.

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Responding to the accusations, filmmaker Sajid Khan too took to Twitter, he mentioned in his tweet that in the wake of the allegations against him, there is enormous pressure being put on his family, producer and the actors of his film Housefull 4. She also said the filmmaker has targeted many girls and it's time to speak about it.

As per the post of the actress, she had faced sexual and mental harassment from the director for several months. She commented on Saloni's tweet and said, "I believe you @redheadchopra I was sent by my agency then to meet Sajid Khan during Humshakals".

The source also further added that a press conference will be held in which the makers will make the official announcement. Dia made an appearance in a song from Sajid Khan's 2007 comedy film, Heyy Babyy. Some of the top names who were involved were Alok Nath, Vikas Bahl, Subhash Ghai, Rajat Kapoor and others.

The second actor, Rachel White, shared that Sajid Khan called her into his bedroom, stared at her breasts and then allegedly told her that the role in a film would be hers if she could seduce him in five minutes.

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