After she had joined the job regardless, Sajid Khan told her that more than an assistant director, she was HIS assistant. He asks questions like 'do you masturbate?' and 'how many times a week?'... he also asked me if I'd ever been sexually abused, I said yes. "After that he asks me to strip for him bcoz there were scenes in a bikini and he needed to see how I looked. This can not go on".
Actor Akshay Kumar just returned from Italy and he has cancelled the shoot of Housefull 4, which was to take place in Mumbai.
Actor and author Twinkle Khanna, Akshay's wife, also called for the makers of Housefull 4 to take a firm stance on the issue. While talking the worse about his then-girlfriend, she alleged that Sajid would touch his genitals and ask her to touch them. "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", reads Farah's post on Twitter.
Riteish Deshmukh, Bobby Deol and Akshay Kumar, during the shooting for Housefull 4/Image from Twitter.
The Me Too movement in India is causing intense tremors in the Indian film industry as superstars are taking a strong stand behind the women victims and taking strict action against the offenders. Nana Patekar on the other hand has refused to comment on the issue by the advice of his lawyers and has sent a legal notice to Tanushree asking her to apologise for trying to destroy his reputation.