Since #MeToo motion is on an increase in the nation, many Bollywood celebrities have come ahead in assist of girls and their traumatizing experiences. While some are extending their assist by encouraging them to converse up, others celebrities try to take a stand in their very own manner towards folks concerned in sexual harassment. One such actor is celebrity Aamir Khan who was all set to produce Gulshan Kumar Biopic Mogul however determined to exit the challenge owing to an earlier sexual misconduct allegation towards the movie’s director Subhash Kapoor.
Subhash Kapoor was accused by actress Geetika Tyagi in 2014 of sexual harassment and when Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao bought to find out about it, they determined to depart the movie. Now, director Subhash Kapoor has additionally reacted on Aamir Khan’s decision and has stated that he’ll prove himself harmless in the court docket. Talking to Indian Express, Kapoor stated, “I understand and respect Aamir Khan’s and Kiran Rao’s decision. Since matter is subjudice, I intend to prove my innocence in the court of law. But I do want to raise a question – is secretly filming a crying woman without her consent and knowledge and uploading it on social media not harassment or abuse? Or is it fine if she is related to someone who is “accused” of a misconduct. If your reply is latter then for me it’s nothing lower than a khaap panchayat mentality.”
T-series Chairman and Managing Director Bhushan Kumar additionally commented on the problem and made it clear that Subhash Kapoor is not going to direct the Gulshan Kumar biopic now. Bhushan Kumar stated, “It is our foremost duty to make our industry safe for everyone, make an industry that creates environment of equality and a better place to work. With the on-going proceedings against the director that have been brought to our notice, everyone at T-Series has decided to not work with the director.”
It was began when actress Geetika Tyagi on Tuesday tweeted to Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival, which has Aamir Khan’s spouse Kiran Rao as one in all its founders, asking if Kiran “remembers that her husband himself was working with #subhashkapoor who is being prosecuted for sexual assault and molestation.” This made Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao inquire concerning the case and so they selected leaving it will definitely.
Aamir Khan issued a joint assertion that they’d step away from a movie as ‘someone’related to the challenge had been accused of sexual misconduct. The assertion didn’t point out the challenge and the particular person’s title. The assertion learn, “At Aamir Khan Productions, we have always had a zero-tolerance policy towards sexual misconduct and predatory behaviour of any kind.”
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) October 10, 2018
Even Geetika Tyagi lauded Aamir Khan’s decision tweeted, “This is COMMENDABLE and this is the kind of support we want so that more and more women can come out. Thank you @aamir_khan thank you #KiranRao #TimesUp #MeTooMovement”
— Geetika Tyagi (@TyagiGeetika) October 10, 2018
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