Mumbai: Actor Bipasha Basu has come down heavily on director Sajid Khan, saying he created a humiliating environment for women on the set of Humshakals. Sajid has been accused of sexual harassment by a journalist, an actress and an assistant director.
Bipasha had refused to participate in the promotion of Humshakals in 2014, and it was reported that she was not happy with her character.
“I am glad that women are speaking up about the atrocities of these men with power and clout. It was just his general attitude towards women that would disturb me. He cracked lewd jokes openly and was pretty rude to all girls. (Though) never ever did the same with me,” she said.
While Bipasha maintained she never experienced any direct harassment by Sajid, the actor had decided Humshakals would be her last film with the director.
She said, she had sworn never to work in a humiliating environment again after Humshakals. Everyone knows her dissociated from the film for exactly this reason. She made it loud and clear.