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Post Harassment Allegations, Nana Patekar To Be Replaced By Anil Kapoor In Housefull 4?

Written By Snehal Kataruka | Mumbai | Published:


  • Tanushree Dutta accused veteran actor Nana Patekar of alleged misconduct on the sets of 'Horn OK Pleassss'
  • Post the allegations, Nana exited from 'Housefull 4' and will now be replaced

Tanushree Dutta made a shocking revelation earlier this month. She accused veteran actor Nana Patekar of alleged misconduct on the sets of the 2008 film, 'Horn OK Pleassss' while filming for a dance sequence. The former actress even filed an FIR against the 'Welcome' actor. 

Read | Farhad Samji To Replace Sajid Khan As The Director Of 'Housefull 4'

Nana Patekar who was signed for 'Housefull 4' stepped aside from the film post the controversy and will now get replaced. If reports are to be believed, the makers are currently looking for a replacement for Nana. The names that have been doing the rounds as potential replacements are Sanjay Dutt and Anil Kapoor. However, Sanjay Dutt may apparently not do the film. As and when the replacement takes place, 6 days worth of the previous shoot will have to be redone, since Nana Patekar had already shot a few scenes in Rajasthan. 

Read | # MeToo: 'If My Brother Has Behaved In This Manner He Has A Lot To Atone For,' Says Farah Khan Responding To Allegations Made On Brother Sajid Khan

Speaking of 'Housefull 4', Sajid Khan who was the director of the film was recently accused of alleged sexual harassment, and due to that, he has been replaced by 'Housefull 3' director Farhad Samji. Sajid Khan had taken to Twitter to announce his exit from the film. 

In the wake of the MeToo movement in India, especially Bollywood, several popular names have come in the forefront who have been accused of sexual harassment by the women in the industry.  Alok Nath, Vikas Bahl, Subhash Ghai, Varun Grover, Luv Ranjan have been accused of alleged sexual harassment. Bollywood director Sajid Khan's name was also recently added to the list after he was accused of misbehaving with a journalist during an interview. The news broke out on Thursday, October 11, following which actress Rachel White and assistant director Saloni Chopra also accused the filmmaker of sexual harassment sharing their heart-wrenching experiences on their respective social media handles.

Sajid Khan's sister Farah Khan backed the Me Too movement and reacted to the allegations, and said, "This is a heartbreaking time for my family. We have to work through some very difficult issues. If my brother has behaved in this manner he has a lot to atone for. I don’t in any way endorse this behavior and Stand in solidarity with any woman who has been hurt."



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