#MeToo: Raj Kumar Hirani accused of sexual assault
Mumbai: Raj Kumar Hirani has been most recently accused of sexual assault by an unknown woman. He is known for directing ‘Sanju’, ‘PK’, ‘3 Idiots’ and ‘Munna Bhai’ films.
This shocking revelation was made by a Huffington Post. The victim is a woman who worked with the director on ‘Sanju’. Hirani allegedly sexually assaulted her in the period between March and September 2018, according to the report.
The allegations were made through an email addressed to producer and a regular collaborator of Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra. Film critic Anupama Chopra, screenwriter Abhijat Joshi and Vidhu Vinod’s sister Shelly Chopra were also marked in the email dated November 3, 2018, the publication reports.
The woman said the director had first made a sexually suggestive remark on April 9, 2018, and then assaulted her, mentioned the report.
Hirani responded through his lawyer. It said, “At the outset, our client states that the allegations made against him are false, mischievous, scandalous, motivated and defamatory.”