#MeToo: Fox Star Hindi suspends Mukesh Chhabra as director of ‘Kizzie Aur Manny’ after sexual harassment allegations

It seems like the #MeToo movement in Bollywood is in full swing as more and more women stepping up and sharing their horrifying experiences.

Till now, several other prominent personalities from the industry including Rohit Roy, Subhash Ghai, Alok Nath, Kailash Kher, Vikas Bahl, Chetan Bhagat, Rajat Kapoor have been accused of sexual harassment.

Well now, another one who joined the list is debutant director, Mukesh Chhabra. Yes, the filmmaker has been accused of sexually harassing two women in lieu of offering them work in the industry.

As reported by Mid-Day, while one woman alleged that he felt her up while telling her she was performing a scene, the other one alleged that he asked her to make a physical relationship with big people in the industry.

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However, Mukesh denied all these allegations and stated that he will take every possible legal action to protect his identity. But, Fox Star Hindi, who is producing Kizzie Aur Manny has officially suspended the services of Mukesh as the director of their movie.

The statement reads as, “As a responsible organization, Star India takes any allegation of sexual harassment of women at workplace very seriously hence Fox Star Studios has suspended the services of Mukesh Chabbra, director of our film, Kizzie Aur Manny, which is under productions, till the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) of M/s Mukesh Chhabra Casting Company concludes its inquiry into the allegations against him.”

The #MeeToo movement get momentum in India after Tanushree Dutta spoke up against Nana Patekar as more and more actress comes out in open and shares their horrifying experiences.

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