Earlier this month, BBC had launched a three-part docuseries on late Bollywood actress Jiah Khan. The second episode of the collection titled Dying In Bollywood, was launched over the weekend within the UK. In a brand new revelation, the actress’ sister Karishma levelled sexual harassment allegations towards filmmaker Sajid Khan within the collection.
In line with studies, Jiah has grow to be the seventh girls in showbiz and leisure journalism, who has accused the director within the wake of #MeToo motion. Jiah Khan who died in 2013, labored with Sajid Khan within the multi-starrer comedy launch Housefull. The movie additionally starred, Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, Ritesh Deshmukh, Arjun Rampal, Lara Dutta, Boman Irani, Randhir Kapoor, Chunky Pandey, and Malaika Arora.
Whereas the docuseries was solely launched within the UK, netizens have shared clips from the identical on Twitter. One such video from Dying In Bollywood reveals Karishma saying, “It was rehearsal, she was studying the scripts and he requested her to take off her high and her bra. She did not know what to do, she stated ‘the filming hasn’t even begun but and that is occurring.’ She got here residence and cried.”
“She stated, ‘I’ve a contract, and if I depart, he’ll sue me and slander my identify and if I keep then I will be sexually harassed, it’s a lose lose scenario.’ So, she did do the movie,” Karishma added.
The actress’ sister additionally shared her personal expertise with the filmmaker. She stated, “I bear in mind going to Sajid Khan’s home with my large sister and I bear in mind being across the kitchen desk, should’ve been like 16 at this stage. I used to be simply carrying a strappy high and was leaned on the desk and he was kind of staring and stated ‘Oh she desires intercourse’. My sister Jiah instantly jumped to my defence and stated ‘No what are you speaking about’, and he stated, ‘Have a look at the best way she’s sitting’.
“My sister stated, ‘No she’s harmless, she’s younger, she would not know what she desires.’ After which we left shortly after that,” Karishma revealed within the clip.
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In 2018, Sajid Khan was accused of sexual misconduct by two actresses, Saloni Chopra and Rachel White and one journalist. Quickly after, one other journalist accused Khan of forcibly kissing her. Adopted by in 2020, Indian mannequin Paula claimed that the filmmaker tried to the touch her inappropriately and in addition requested her to strip earlier than him.
In the meantime, Lipstick Below My Burkha actress Aahana Kumra alleged that although Khan didn’t contact her, he had requested her inappropriate questions when she met him concerning work. One other actress Mandana Karimi went on to disclose that Khan had made inappropriate remarks when she visited his workplace to debate a job in his 2014 movie Humshakals.
Because the allegations towards Sajid Khan started in 2018, he stepped down because the director of Housefull 4, which launched in 2019.
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