The Hindi comedy franchise movie ‘Housefull 4’ produced under the banner of ‘Nadiawala Grandsons Entertainment’ by Sajid Nadiawala has been put on hold amidst grave sexual harassment charges against its actor Nana Patekar who joins the team for the fourth installment and Sajid Khan, the director of the movie.
The film retains Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Boman Irani and Johnny Lever from the previous installments, the new cast includes Bobby Deol, Sharad Kelkar, Kriti Sanon, Kriti Kharbanda and Pooja Hegde.
In the wake of the current #Metoo movement going on social media, wherein sexual harassment victims are bravely coming out in open about their offenders is seeing lot of Bollywood biggies under scanner. After Nana was accused by Tanushree Dutta of sexual misconduct, recently to face sexual harassment accusations is Sajid Khan by multiple women.
I finally decided to share my story with you. Writing this was like re-living all that horrible past I’d chosen to let go of, but I knew if I don’t today, I may never. So here’s #metoo #MetooIndia https://t.co/brouTYIBC7
— Saloni Chopra (@redheadchopra) October 11, 2018
Actor Akshay Kumar who is part of the directors’ movie, came back from Italy last night and after having gone through all the recent happenings has requested the makers of the movie to cancel the shoot, until the investigations are completed with regards to this matter.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) October 12, 2018
Director Sajid has also stepped away from the project, confirming the same he put up a post on social media.
— Sajid Khan (@SimplySajidK) October 12, 2018