Sajid Khan has quit Housefull 4 after three women accused him of sexual and emotional harassment.
In a statement on Twitter, Khan said he is “stepping down” from his directorial post until he can “prove the truth”.
“I request my friends in the media to kindly not pass judgment till the truth is out,” he said.
Akshay Kumar, the lead actor of Housefull 4, has confirmed that the film shoot has been cancelled.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) October 12, 2018
In a tweet, the Bollywood’s Khiladi said that he won’t work with any proven offenders, and all those who have been subjugated to harassment should be heard and given the justice they deserve.
Sajid Khan has been accused of sexual misconduct by actresses Rachel While and Saloni Chopra, and journalist Karishma Upadhyay.
Farah Khan doesn’t stand with his brother
Reacting to harassment allegation on her brother, Farah Khan said that “if my brother has behaved in this manner he has a lot to atone for”.
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
“I don’t in any way endorse this behaviour and Stand in solidarity with any woman who has been hurt,” she tweeted.