The veteran lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar has come out in support of filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani who has been accused of sexual assault by a woman who worked with him on Ranbir Kapoor starrer Sanju.
Arshad Warsi, who has worked with Rajkumar Hirani in Munna Bhai MBBS and Lage Raho Munna Bhai, responded to the case of sexual assault against the filmmaker. Arshad also spoke on the Me Too movement and future of Munna Bhai 3.
Rajkumar Hirani is the latest B-town star who has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman during the making of Sanju in 2018. While the filmmaker has denied all allegations, Arshad Warsi, Boney Kapoor, Dia Mirza, Vinta Nanda and others from the industry have expressed shock.
#MeToo movement: The report says much of the alleged abuse happened during the post-production work of Sanju and that on April 9, 2018, Hirani first allegedly made a sexually suggestive remark and then assualted her at his home-office.
Rajkumar Hirani made his directorial debut with Munna Bhai MBBS, which released in 2003 and after that, he went on to make successful films like Lage Raho Munna Bhai, 3 Idiots, PK and Sanju. In Munna Bhai MBBS, Nawazuddin featured in a minor role of a thief.
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan was a special guest at the screening of R Madhavan and newcomer Ritika Singh's soon-to-release film 'Saala Khadoos' in Delhi. Also accompanying the lead pair was film's producer and ace director Rajkumar Hirani. <br /><br /> Aamir Khan is currently shooting for Dangal in Delhi and since the cast was also in the city for the movie's promotions, they held a special screening for the superstar. Aamir and Madhavan have earlier worked in superhit film '3 Idtiots.'
Actor R Madhavan and filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani came up with a unique event to promote their upcoming film 'Saala Khadoos'. During the event, Ritika showed off her moves as she boxed with her father and brother.