Vidhu Vinod Chopra dodges question on Rajkumar Hirani's sexual misconduct row!

While a lot of industry folks came out in support of Hirani; it was surprising to see Chopra dodge questions related to his long time associate during a press conference held for ‘Ek Ladki..’.

Vidhu Vinod Chopra dodges question on Rajkumar Hirani's sexual misconduct row! Vidhu Vinod Chopra dodges question on Rajkumar Hirani's sexual misconduct row! Source : press

The #MeToo movement gained momentum in the Bollywood industry last year; after actress Tanushree Dutta, accused veteran actor Nana Patekar of sexually harassing her 10 years ago; and since then many big names have fallen out of the bag and the industry insiders say that the industry has seen a visible change post the movement.


In a recent turn of events the newest name to come up is ace filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani; who has been accused of his assistant of sexually harassing her, not once but on several occasions during the filming of the director's last venture ‘Sanju'.


Rajkumar Hirani; whose latest venture is Sonam Kapoor and Anil Kapoor starrer ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga' with his longtime associate Vidhu Vinod Chopra, has his name dropped from the project owing to the accusations.


While a lot of industry folks came out in support of Hirani; it was surprising to see Chopra dodge questions related to his long time associate during a press conference held for ‘Ek Ladki..'.


When asked about what he thinks of these allegations; Chopra said," This stage here is for something else, which is extremely important for us, as important as what you're talking about. This opportunity we should use to talk about this and that of course, when there is a right time, we will talk about it."


The ‘Munnabhai' director; however, has denied these allegations ever since they surfaced and said that he was "shocked" to hear such things about himself. 


He was further quoted saying," This is a false, malicious and mischievous story being spread with the sole intention of destroying my reputation."


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