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Farhad Samji replaces Sajid Khan as director of Housefull 4

The latter stepped down as the film's director on Friday as multiple women came out to share their #MeToo experiences with him

Published: 14th October 2018

Farhad Samji will take over the reins as director of Housefull 4 after Sajid Khan stepped down from the role amid sexual misconduct allegations against him.

"Housefull 3 director Farhad Samji will now direct Housefull 4," said a spokesperson for production banner Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment on Saturday.

Sajid stepped down as the film's director on Friday as multiple women came out to share their #MeToo experiences with him.

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar cancelled the film's shoot until further investigation as even co-actor Nana Patekar has been accused of sexual harassment by Tanushree Dutta in an incident dating back to 2008.

"This is something that requires stringent action. I will not work with any proven offenders and all those who have been subjugated to harassment should be heard and given the justice they deserve," Akshay had said on Friday.
 

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