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#MeToo:Dia Mirza says 'Sajid Khan's behaviour was sexist and obnxious'

Comments  Comments [ 0 ]    By Yash Gawad | 16 October 2018 | 12:27pm



The #MeToo movement has gained a lot of momentum in the B-town. Many renowned celebrities have been accused of sexual harassment such as Nana Patekar, Vikas Bahl, Alok Nath, Subhash Ghai and recently Sajid Khan.

Film-maker Sajid Khan was accused of sexual harassment by a journalist Karishma Upadhyay and the actress Saloni Chopra. After the allegations were made actor Akshay Kumar cancelled 'Housefull 4' shoot followed by Sajid backing out as director of the film.

Now Actor Dia Mirza has said that she was aware of director Sajid Khan's "ridiculous and sexist" behaviour but had no idea he could stoop to this level. While his sister Farah Khan and cousin Farhan Akhtar denied being aware of his behaviour, Dia, who had done a cameo in Sajid's directorial Heyy Baby, has acknowledged that she was aware of his obnoxious behaviour.

Speaking to India Today, she said: "I was deeply disturbed. I agree that Sajid was obnoxious, extremely sexist and ridiculous. Even for me, the details of these accounts are beyond shocking. I have personally always have had a radar for such people. I have never invested in a relationship with such people even in the workplace."

She added how she had, in the past, brushed aside such behaviour. "We often brush off certain kind of behaviour. But I wouldn't have imagined that Sajid could be capable of doing this to a woman. I completely understand the shock people are feeling right now, but it would be unfair to say that the names that are coming out are shocking."

She revealed that she has never had to face such a situation and added that she has lost work in the past because she was not willing to comply with a lot of things. "Fortunately, I have never been a victim of sexual harassment. But there have been instances where I have lost out on work or people have shown disinterest in working with me because I was unwilling to succumb to this unspoken understanding of patriarchy."

Stay tuned for more updates.

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