Whole Tinsel town began gossiping when a HuffPost India article claimed that Sanju director Hirani has sexually abused a woman on more than one occasion over a period of 6 months between March and September 2018 i.e., during the final shoot schedule of Sanjay Dutt biopic, Sanju. In the rife of #MeToo movement which began with Tanushree Dutta's allegations on Taxi No.9211 actor Nana Patekar, fans are now confused about 56-year-old iconic Bollywood director Raju's character.
One of the most popular Hirani directorial, 3 Idiots actor Sharman Joshi has raised his voice against the allegations of sexual assault on Raju. Ferrari Ki Sawaari actor took it to his official Twitter account for revealing that Rajkumar Hirani is a Man of 'Immense Honour’ and that the allegations being made are false.
"Raju Sir, is a man of immense integrity, character, honour, compassion and truthfulness, all the virtues one would imagine are non existent in people today, someone I am absolutely inspired by and have learnt from and because of whom I believe I have gone onto Being a better person, all I want to say Sir is that this too shall pass and I can imagine how demeaning it might be to even stand up for yourself in a situation such as this. #IStandForRajuHirani," wrote the 39-year-old actor in his tweet.
As stated above, a woman claimed in a HuffPost India aticle that Hirani had sexually abused her over a period of 6 months during the shooting of Ranbir Kapoor starrer Sanju.
Also, Sharman is not the only actor who has stand up against allegations on Hirani. Earlier, Lage Raho Munna Bhai actress Dia Mirza also added that Hirani is the most decent human beings she has ever worked with. Talking about the same, Hirani said: "I am deeply distressed by this news. As someone who has known and respects Raju sir for 15 years, I can only hope that a due official enquiry is conducted. He is one of the most decent human beings I have ever worked with and I think it would be grossly unjust on my part to speak on this as I do not know the details."
On a related note, none of the allegations on Rajkumar Hirani have been proved true till now. He is one of the most iconic directors of Bollywood and his renowned projects include Sanju, 3 Idiots, PK, Munna Bhai M.B.B.S., Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Saala Khadoos and Ferrari Ki Sawaari among others.
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