Owing to the latest reports, the release of Munnabhai 3, the sequel to the much famous Munnabhai series, has been held up due to the sexual allegations brought against its filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani. He was accused of having sexually assaulted a woman on the sets of his movie Sanju.
The #MeToo movement in its moment of wake brought down the entire career of Rajkumar Hirani. The woman claims to have been assaulted for a period of six months, from between March and September 2018.
In a statement given by the filmmaker, he says that it is a false accusation brought against him. He said that as soon as he heard about the allegations that were put against him, he suggested his lawyers move to the court, however, the lady chose to present the matter before the media first instead of reporting him to the court. He claims that this stunt was solely pulled to ruin his reputation before the media and the public,
However, the allegations seem to have brought about Hirani’s nightmare According to a report in a daily, Munna Bhai 3 has been put on hold, until he gets a clean cheat. The Fox has decided to let Munna Bhai 3 be out on the floors only if Hirani is found not to be guilty in this matter. VVC Films too has taken the matter seriously, and dropped Hirani’s name from the promotions of Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga.”
Rajkumar Hirani’s relationship with the Chopras was already on the edge of a cliff and now with such an allegation brought against him, the Chopras have decided to remove Hirani’s name from the credits of Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, which he was co-producing under his banner Rajkumar Hirani Films.