#MeTooEffect: Farhad Samji replaces Sajid Khan as 'Housefull 4' director
Post sexual harassment allegations were leveled against Sajid Khan, the director has been on the constant radar. Sajid also stepped down as the director of 'Housefull 4' after the storm. Amid a lot of speculations about the future of 'Housefull 4', Farhad Samji has now been appointed as its new director. Notably, Farhad had also directed the third instalment of the 'Housefull' franchise.
Farhad Samji gets on board to direct 'Housefull 4'
Sajid leaves 'Housefull 4' out of "moral responsibility"
Sajid had announced his exit from 'Housefull 4' after the lead actor Akshay Kumar canceled the shooting of the movie. Akshay took the decision after three women accused Sajid of sexual harassment in different incidents. Post that, announcing his exit, Sajid wrote, "I must take the moral responsibility of stepping down from my directorial post till the time I can allay the allegations".
Sajid Khan urges people not to be judgmental
After Sajid, Nana Patekar also announced his exit
Interestingly, not just Sajid Khan, but veteran actor Nana Patekar has also left 'Housefull 4' after being accused of sexual misconduct. Nana was accused by Tanushree Dutta for allegedly harassing her during a shooting in 2008. Talking about Nana's exit, his son revealed that the actor took the decision for everyone's 'convenience' as he wishes the best for the producer and the crew.