Farhad Samji to direct 'Housefull 4' after Sajid
Mumbai: The producers of Housefull 4 recently announced that Farhad Samji will be taking over the directing duties of the film after the exit of Sajid Khan.
Sajid announced his departure recently after three women actors and a journalist accused him of sexual harassment. The film is being produced by Sajid Nadiadwala under his banner of Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment.
In a statement, a spokesperson of the production house said, "Director of Housefull 3, Farhad Samji, will now direct Housefull 4." Farhad Samji had co-directed the franchise's previous entry Housefull 3" along with his brother Sajid Samji.
The film's lead star Akshay Kumar announced recently that the shooting has been put on hold for now. "I've just landed back in the country last night and reading all the news has been very disturbing. I've requested the producers of Housefull 4 to cancel the shoot until further investigation," he wrote on Twitter.
Patekar, who has been accused by Tanushree of sexual misconduct in 2008, also dropped out of the film.