Filmmaker Sajid Khan who has been going through the worst phase of his personal and profession life. He has been accused by many women for disrespecting and misbehaving with them. Not only this on his 48th birthday nobody from the Bollywood industry wished him, it was a pathetic birthday for him.
There are many people who thought the #MeToo movement has buzz out in India and that there’s no action been taken against the accused then so here is the latest update about it. The Houseful movie director Sajid Khan, who came at the receiving end over sexually harassing and assaulting women at work place including Rachel White, Karishma Upadhyay, Simran Suri and Saloni Chopra. He has been banned by the Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association (IFTDA) for one year.
The president of IFTDA has shared with times of India that – “By suspending Sajid for a year, we have only tried to put forth a word that there is redressal as long as you have the courage to speak up and bring out the complete truth, better late than never.”
This verdict has been given after Sajid khan appeared before the Internal Complaints Committee, set up by the Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association (IFTDA) on October 31, where the allegations against him were investigated.
According to the sources, when Sajid Khan appeared before the Internal Complaints Committee, the director did not give any explanation, response or defence to the allegations against him. Infect he admitted that his behaviour and language towards women and men have been impolite; he did not accept that he has sexually molested the complainants. He also accepted that he has had sexual relations with women, but with their consent.
The director has also stepped down as the director of his franchise of Housefull 4 after the allegations.
He has twitted on his twitter handle about it and wrote that “In the wake of the allegations against me and the pressure being put on my family, my producer and the stars of my film ‘Housefull 4’, I must take the moral responsibility of stepping down from my directorial post, till the time I can allay the allegations and prove the truth.. Request my friends in the media to kindly not pass judgment till the truth is out.”