#MeToo: Female Assistant Director of ‘Sanju’ accuses Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani of Sexual Harassment
Exactly when we as a whole imagined that the influx of the #MeToo Movement in India has faded away, a crisp charge of lewd behavior against Munnabhai MBBS chief Rajkumar Hirani has left the netizens in stun. The prominent producer, who gave the most astounding earning movie of 2018 in the Sanjay Dutt biopic titled Sanju, has been blamed for rape by a female aide executive who worked with him on the Ranbir Kapoor starrer.
A give an account of Huffpost India proposes that the collaborator had griped to Vidhu Vinod Chopra about Hirani in an email, denoting his better half Anupama Chopra, sister Shelly Chopra and screen author Abhijat Joshi too. Purportedly, Hirani explicitly attacked the unfortunate casualty in the period between March 2018 to September 2018.
The injured individual has asserted that the first run through Hirani had made a sexual comment was on April 9, 2018 post which she was ambushed. She partook in the email, “My psyche, body and heart were horribly disregarded that night and for the following a half year.”
The lady has additionally shared that she stayed tight lipped on the issue for her activity and that she was apprehensive if Hirani puts in a terrible word for her, she won’t have the capacity to look for some kind of employment in the business once more. In her email, she makes reference to, “I had no real option except to be courteous to him. It was terrible however the reason I persisted everything, until the point when I proved unable, was on the grounds that I didn’t need my business to be detracted from me, and work to be addressed. Ever I was concerned that on the off chance that I left halfway, it is difficult to discover another activity in this industry if he somehow managed to talk seriously about my work.”
HuffPost further reports that Rajkumar Hirani has denied the claims on him through his legal advisor Anand Desai. Hirani’s attorney told the entrance, “At the start, our customer expresses that the claims made against him are false, insidious, shocking, persuaded and abusive.”
Allegedly, maker Vidhu Vinod Chopra declined to remark on the issue and his better half Anupama Chopra said that she’s met the complainant twice and has offered her full help. She additionally suggested that the lady takes the protestation to a lawful body or an impartial body. “We additionally offered to set up an ICC at VCF (which we have set up from that point forward) despite the fact that a VCF ICC couldn’t have taken up the case since she was a RHF (Rajkumar Hirani Films) representative at the time. These are two separate organizations,” Anupama was cited as saying.
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