The MeToo movement kickstarted in Hollywood with the intention of bringing to the spotlight men and women who have been involved in sexual harassment and sexual assault has created a furore world over with names being called out in Bollywood too and the latest being director Sajid Khan, who is at present helming the Akshay Kumar starrer, Housefull 4.

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar took to his Twitter page earlier in the day to announce he had cancelled the shoot of Housefull 4 and urged the producers to not shoot until further investigation.

Following 2.0 actor Akshay Kumar’s statement, the film’s director Sajid Khan announced on Twitter he has stepped down from directing Housefull 4.

It must be noted Nana Patekar, who was the antagonist in Kaala, is also part of Housefull 4 and has been accused of sexual harassment by actress Tanushree Dutta.

Nana Patekar in Kaal