Sherlyn Chopra Accuses Filmmaker Sajid Khan Of Sexual Harassment

Sherlyn Chopra has accused director Sajid Khan of sexual harassment. The actor and model detailed this incident that took place in 2005 in a recent interview.

Tanvi Dhote

January 22, 2021

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Director Sajid Khan has found himself in hot waters once again. The Houseful director has been accused of sexual harassment by model and actor Sherlyn Chopra. This new accusation has surfaced days after late actor Jiah Khan’s sister spoke about the same in a BBC documentary that shed light on the life and death of the actor. Find out more details about this story below.

Jiah Khan was a rising star in Bollywood who went on to work in several Bollywood films. But tragedy struck when the budding actor was found dead in her Juhu apartment back in 2013. The alleged cause of her death was suicide. Recently a new documentary titled Death in Bollywood was released. The documentary focused on Jiah Khan’s death. In the documentary, Jiah Khan’s family hires a British investigation agency to reinvestigate their daughter’s death.

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After the documentary aired on BBC, Jiah Khan’s sister Karishma revealed details about a shocking incident. Karishma revealed that filmmaker Sajid Khan has sexually harassed her sister. Sajid Khan allegedly told Jiah Khan to remove her top and bra during a rehearsal. Jiah Khan starred in the 2010 film, Housefull alongside Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, Lara Dutta, and Ritesh Deshmukh. The comedy film was directed by Sajid Khan. Three years later, Jiah had passed away.

After this claim shocked people everywhere, a new Bollywood actor accused Sajid Khan of sexual harassment. Bollywood actor Sherlyn Chopra accused Sajid Khan of sexually harassing her. In a recent interview with a media portal, Chopra detailed her past experience about meeting Sajid after her father’s demise. During the interview, Chopra revealed that she harassed by the director back in 2005. But this is not the first time that Sajid Khan has been accused of harassing women.

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Back in 2018, the #MeToo movement began in India. The movement led many women to come forward with their sexual harassment and abuse stories. Houseful director Sajid Khan was accused of sexual harassment and abuse by actor and model Saloni Chopra. Saloni in her tweets revealed that Khan emotionally abused and physically harassed her while she was working as an assistant.

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