Farah Khan says Sajid will have to atone for his behaviour if proven guilty; Farhan Akhtar extends support to survivors

FP Staff

Oct,12 2018 16:49:28 IST

Following news of Sajid Khan's alleged sexual harassment,, as accused by three women, sister and director Farah Khan recently tweeted that in case her brother is proven guilty of the charges, he will have "a lot to atone for". Farah added that this was a trying time for their family, saying that she in no way endorses such behaviour.

Farah Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar and Sajid Khan. Image from Facebook

Farah Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar and Sajid Khan. Image from Facebook

This was seconded by actor Farhan Akhtar, who said that he was "shocked, disappointed and heartbroken" after learning about the allegations against the Housefull 4 director.

Earlier today, Sajid had released a statement via his official Twitter handle saying that following pressure from family, friends and colleagues, he had decided to step down as director of the upcoming comedy Housefull 4, till he manages to prove his innocence.

Akshay Kumar and wife Twinkle Khanna had both spoken up against the issue. While Akshay urged the producers to cancel further shooting of Housefull 4 until further investigation, Khanna asked the women involved in Housefull 4 to 'take a strong stance' against the accused members part of the project. Nana Patekar, who has been accused by Tanushree Dutta, is also scheduled to star in the upcoming comedy.

Updated Date: Oct 12, 2018 18:03 PM