Mumbai: A female junior artist was allegedly molested by a man on the sets of Akshay Kumar and Riteish Deshmukh starrer Housefull 4 at Chitrakoot Studio last night.
The matter came to light after the female dancer lodged a complaint in this regard today. In her statement to police, the dancer alleged that the accused tried to get too close for comfort and even touched her private parts.
The complainant said she was sitting with a colleague during a tea break when suddenly when two persons named Pawan Shetty and Sagar along with four others reached there and tried to take away her colleague forcibly. “When I tried to stop them, Pawan tried manhandled me and touched my private parts,” she alleged.
The female dancer said she filed a molestation complaint against the accused person after being suggested by Akshay Kumar. She further said that she wanted the accused behind bars.
Notably, Housefull 4 has been in troubled waters ever since director Sajid Khan and actor Nana Patekar came under fire of sexual harassment.