FWICE to issue another show notice to Alok Nath and Sajid Khan
MeToo movement gained momentum in India after Tanushree Dutta's allegations against veteran actor Nana Patekar. Soon many such sexual misconduct cases came forth in media and the entertainment industry including charges against Sajid Khan, Alok Nath and Vikas Bahl and more.
After notice issued by Indian Film and Television Directors' Association (IFTDA) were not responded to, Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) on Monday said it will issue show cause notices to actor Alok Nath and director Sajid Khan.
A statement suggests Alok Nath's response to IFTDA was not "satisfactory", while Sajid did not respond to the letter of IFTDA on being accused of sexual harassment and molestation by a few female members of the industry.
Writer-director Vinta Nanda named and shamed Alok for sexually violating her 19 years ago, while Sajid has been named by multiple women for his unacceptable behaviour.
The statement also reads 'FWICE along with IFTDA pledge to support the victims of sexual misconduct, irrespective of the gender, with our full strength and might."The committee shall extend full support to the victim to go ahead with the case and all the legal guidance and help shall be offered to the victim till the judgment on the case is awarded by the court of law,"