Later, when she started working as his assistant director, Sajid used ask her to send bikini photos and also talk about his tool all the time. He asked questions like if she has ever been sexually abused or if she would ever get a breast job and opined how sex is about a mental connection. "I didn't know if it was because I felt somewhat uncomfortable around him, or because I'd opened up too much". At the end of the interview, she was in tears and realised that she was uncomfortable in front of him.
Narrating another incident, she says once he even asked her to lift the skirt of the girl playing a role in his movie, he would many times insult her and comment that she lacks the basic so-called statistics required to become an actress. A report in a leading news portal claims that the producer of the film Sajid Nadiadwala and Akshay Kumar have collectively decided that Sajid Khan should no longer remain a part of the project especially with the #MeToo movement gaining so much momentum in the country.
Journalist Karishma Upadhyay had shared her harrowing story on Twitter, in which she had given details of her experiences when she had gone to interview Sajid Khan in 2000s. "Hence, the decision was taken that Sajid will be asked to leave the film".
She recalls how petrified she was whenever Sajid would call her for work.
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Sometimes a change of scenery is good for a person, and we're just hopeful he can go out and continue to have a good career". A trade appears unlikely, as Flowers' $2.4 million base salary is guaranteed and he costs $4.6 million against the cap.
He further added that he would not work with any "proven offenders". Queen director Vikas Bahl has been accused by three women, including actor Kangana Ranaut of sexual harassment. With such grave allegations against him, Sajid Khan has released a statement saying he is stepping down as the director of Housefull 4.
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.
Farhan Akhtar, Sajid's cousin, also expressed "shock" and "disappointment" over the allegations.