In the latest BBC documentary of late actor Jhia Khan, her sister Karishma has accused filmmaker Sajid Khan of sexual harassment during the filming of ‘Houseful’.
BBC documentary named – ‘Death in Bollywood’ where it showed the investigation of the death of Late Bollywood actor Jiah Khan who committed suicide as per the police investigation. In the documentary, Jhia’s sister accused filmmaker Sajid Khan of sexual harassment and share that Jiah was asked to strip her top during the script-reading session.
In the video clip she said- “When she was asked by Sajid Khan to take her top off, she came home and cried. She didn’t know what to do and she said ‘the filming hasn’t even begun yet and this is happening. I have a contract, so if I leave, they can sue me and slander my name. If I stay, then I am sexually harassed. It was a lose-lose situation.”
She further stated that Sajid also made efforts to come to her but later was stopped by her sister Jiah. She was 16 years old when she was accompanied by Jhia to a party. . She was wearing a tube top and when she bent to pick up something, Sajid commented that she was asking for sex. Even though Jhia defended her there and they left the party early leading to scare and traumatize her.
Even actress-model Sherlyn Chopra also alleges Sajid of sexual harassment stating after few days of her father’s death in 2006, the filmmaker took his penis out of his pants and asked her to ‘feel it’ when she went to meet her.
Sajid Khan grabbed the limelight when a number of women came forward and accused him of sexual harassment like making inappropriate gestures and requesting women to strip in return for a role.
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