Years in the past Kangana Ranaut sparked off the Nepotism in Bollywood debate throughout Karan Johar’s chat present Koffee With Karan. The nepotism debate intensified following the dying of Sushant Singh Rajput. Filmmaker Abhinav Kashyap accused Salman Khan’s household together with, Salim Khan of attempting to destroy his profession.
For the unversed, Abhinav, the brother of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, collaborated with Salman for a movie Dabangg. After Sushant’s premature dying, the filmmaker tried to show the modus operandi of casting in Bollywood. He additionally alleged that the highly effective individuals within the business break the self-confidence of proficient males and drive them to signal contracts.
Abhinav Kashyap in an open letter wrote, “My experience is no different. I have experienced exploitation and bullying first-hand. Arbaaz Khan on Dabangg and ever since. So here is my story 10 years after Dabangg. The reason I moved out of making Dabangg 2 ten years ago is because Arbaaz Khan in collusion with Sohail Khan and family was trying to take control of my career by bullying me. Arbaaz Khan sabotaged my second project with Shree Ashtavinayak Films that I was signed up with by personally calling their head Mr. Raj Mehta and threatening him with dire consequences if they made a film with me. I had to return the signing money to Shree Ashtavinayak films and moved to Viacom Pictures.”
The filmmaker additionally talked about, “They did the same thing. Only this time the sabotager was Sohail Khan and he intimidated the then Viacom CEO, Vikram Malhotra. My project was sabotaged and I was made to return my signing fee of Rupees 7 Crores plus interest of Ninety odd lacs. It’s only then that Reliance Entertainment came to my rescue and we forged an enduring partnership for my film Besharam.”
Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan additionally reacted to Abhinav Kashyap’s allegation. As per IBTimes, the veteran author stated, “Ji haan, humne hi sab kharab kiya hai na. Aap pehle jaake unki filmey dekhiye phir hum baat karte hai. (English translation: Yes, we have destroyed everything. I request you to watch his movies before seeking our response to his comment.”
Salim Khan additional stated that Abhinav would have made allegations on their ancestors as properly had he identified their names. He stated, “Unhone mera naam daala hai na unki statement mein. Unhe shayad mere pitaji ka naam nahi pata. Unka naam hai Rashid Khan. Unhe hamaare dadaon aur pardadaon ke naam bhi daalne dijiye. Let him do whatever he wants, I am not going to waste time in reacting to what he says.”