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Farhad Samji will take over the reins as director of Housefull 4 after Sajid Khan stepped down from the role amid sexual misconduct allegations against him.

Housefull 3 director Farhad Samji will now direct Housefull 4,” a spokesperson for production banner Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment said via WhatsApp on Saturday.

Multiple women have shared stories of abuse at the hands of Khan.

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar cancelled the film’s shoot until further investigation as even co-actor Nana Patekar has been accused of sexual harassment by Tanushree Dutta in an incident dating back to 2008.

“This is something that requires stringent action. I will not work with any proven offenders and all those who have been subjugated to harassment should be heard and given the justice they deserve,” Kumar had said on Friday.