#Metoo Movement: Saloni Chopra Alleges Director Sajid Khan of Sexual Misconduct

#Metoo Movement: Saloni Chopra Alleges Director Sajid Khan of Sexual Misconduct

In the wake of #MeToo movement in India, women and men are coming out and sharing their stories of abuse and misconduct. Names like Vikas Bahl, Nana Patekar, Alok Nath, Raghu Dixit, Kailash Kher, Chetan Bhagat and more have cropped up within the course of the movement.

As the #MeToo movement continues to realize momentum, actor Saloni Chopra has accused director Sajid Khan of molestation. Recalling her horrific ordeal, Saloni Chopra in her blog has talked regarding Sajid Khan’s behaviour towards her once she uses to be his assistant director. Speaking regarding the mental and physical torture that she had faced while working with Sajid Khan, Saloni Chopra in her long blog said that she is finally sharing her #MeToo story once being quiet for so many years.

Narrating the shocking story in her blog, Saloni Chopra said that she had moved to India a few years ago and wanted to learn film-making. She had met Sajid Khan who during an interview asked the several questions that made her uncomfortable. She said that Sajid Khan had posed questions like does she masturbate? Or if she had been sexually abused and several other personal questions that got her into tears.

Saloni said that once she had started working with Sajid Khan, he used to refer her as director’s assistant and not the assistant director that meant that she had to try and do his work directly. Saloni said that while she was working with Sajid Khan, he later started calling her throughout the odd hours. Once she used to ignore his calls, Sajid would have gotten irritated. Saloni mentioned that Sajid had said it didn’t matter for him whatever she was doing, however, if he's calling then she has to pick his call

Further recounting the horror, Saloni in her blog has alleged that Sajid used to talk about his private parts and sexual needs. She even mentioned that the Housefull director had asked her to touch his private parts and got irritated when she said should wouldn’t do it.

Saloni Chopra in her blog has said there was one night when she became tired with his (Sajid) calls and harassment. She said that one-day things very became ugly once she got petrified, fed up with Sajid Khan’s behaviour and decided to not work with him anymore.

In her blog, Saloni Chopra has also talked about his relationship with Zain Durrani and mentioned that she did not even remember when was the first time when he (Zain) had hit her. She said that her memories with Zain are the blur and painful that she cannot explain in words.

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